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KAISERLICHE MARINE (GERMANY)

ESCORTS

GRÖNLAND patrols (1914-1916)

Alexander Rabe 1916

Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
William Jürgens 348 Seebeck, Wesermünde   2/1916 7/1916 sold 5/1919
Alexander Rabe 349 Seebeck, Wesermünde   3/1916 7/1916 sold 5/1919
Grönland 350 Seebeck, Wesermünde   7/1914 9/1914 sold 11/1918
Hermann Siebert 358 Seebeck, Wesermünde   5/1915 9/1915 sunk 1/3/1918
Doggerbank 370 Seebeck, Wesermünde   6/1916 7/1916 sunk 19/1/1918
Amrumbank 371 Seebeck, Wesermünde   9/1916 10/1916 sunk 28/3/1918

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement full, t

540

Length, m

38.8 - 39.3

Breadth, m

7.02

Draught, m

3.30

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 1 boiler

Power, h. p.

450

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

coal 140

Endurance, nm(kts) 4320(10)

Armament

1 x 1 - 88/27 SK L/30 C/89 or 88/32 SK L/35 C/01 or 88/27 TK L/30 C/08

Complement 38

Ship project history: Fishery trawlers, purchased by Navy during building and commissioned as auxiliary patrols.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Hermann Siebert was sunk on a mine NW off Vlieland 1/3/1918. Doggerbank was mined 19/1/1918 W off Amrum. Amrumbank was sunk by mine 28/3/1918 off Cape Tachkuna (Estonia).

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14