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KRIEGSMARINE (GERMANY)

ESCORTS

HV11 guard ships (1878-1880/1940-1942)

HV12 1942

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
--- (ex-Tyr) HV11 Christie, Nolet & De Kuyper, Delfshaven, Netherlands 10/1877 1878 11/1878 // 5/1940 surrendered 5/1945, to Netherlands 1945, BU
--- (ex-Hefring) HV12 Mij Fejenoord, Rotterdam, Netherlands 4/1879 16/9/1879 4/1880 // 6/1942 sunk 17/6/1943

 

Displacement standard, t

HV11: 244

HV12: 240

Displacement full, t

HV11: 284

HV12: 272

Length, m

27.8

Breadth, m

8.20

Draught, m

1.97 normal 2.22 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VCE, 2 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

HV11: 120

HV12: 170

Max speed, kts

HV11: 7

HV12: 8

Fuel, t

coal

Armament

1 x 1 - 37/80 SK C/30, 2 x 1 - 37/40 Hotchkiss, 1 x 1 - 13/94

Complement

30

Ship project history: Ex-Dutch ancient coastal gunboats of Rendell type.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: HV12 was sunk by Allied aircraft at Wielingen 17/6/1943. HV11 was returned in 1945 to Netherlands and broken up.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14