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KAISERLICHE MARINE (GERMANY)

ESCORTS

HAMELN patrols (1916-1917)

Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Hameln 389 Seebeck, Wesermünde   10/1916 11/1916 sold 2/1919
Rinteln 390 Seebeck, Wesermünde   1916 9/1917 sunk 1/9/1917
Münden 391 Seebeck, Wesermünde   22/11/1916 1/1917 sold 6/1919
Hildesheim 392 Seebeck, Wesermünde   22/11/1916 7/1917 sold 6/1919

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement full, t

600

Length, m

42.6

Breadth, m

7.10

Draught, m

3.30

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 1 boiler

Power, h. p.

450

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

coal 150

Endurance, nm(kts) 4600(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: Rinteln was destroyed by gunfire of British destroyers 1/9/1917 off Lyngvig and ran aground.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14