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GRÖNLAND patrols (1914 - 1916)


Ships


Name No 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


Technical data


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

1 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

Complement38


Standard scale images


<i>Alexander Rabe</i> 1916
Alexander Rabe 1916


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).

Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.