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KAISERLICHE MARINE (GERMANY)

ESCORTS

KATTEGAT patrols (1916-1918)

Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Kattegat 675 Oderwerke, Stettin   6/1916 8/1916 to United Kingdom 7/1920
Skagerrak 676 Oderwerke, Stettin   1916 10/1916 sunk 20/8/1917
Lister Tief 677 Oderwerke, Stettin   1916 11/1916 wrecked 8/1/1918
Großadmiral von Tirpitz 679 Oderwerke, Stettin   12/1916 2/1917 to United Kingdom 7/1920
Admiral von Capelle 680 Oderwerke, Stettin   9/1917 2/1918 sold 3/1919
Admiral Souchon 681 Oderwerke, Stettin   1918 6/1918 to United Kingdom 8/1920

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement full, t

550

Length, m

41.5

Breadth, m

7.03

Draught, m

3.15

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 1 boiler

Power, h. p.

400

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

coal 130

Endurance, nm(kts) 4680(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 24 - 31

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

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Skagerrak was mined 20/8/1917 S off Horns Reef. Lister Tief 8/1/1918 ran ashore at Hohes Riff Borkum.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14