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SARPEN guard ship (1861/1940)

Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Sarpen 45 Karljohansen Verft, Horten, Norway 1860 8/12/1860 1861 // 4/1940 hulk 1941

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement full, t

190

Length, m

32.0

Breadth, m

6.50

Draught, m

2.10

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 1 boiler

Power, h. p.

100

Max speed, kts

8

Fuel, t

coal

Armament

1 x 1 - 37/40 Hotchkiss

Complement  

Ship project history: Ex-Norwegian ancient coastal gunboat of Rendell type, decommissioned by Norwegian navy in 1918 and used from 1918 as diving tender. She was captured by German troops 12/4/1940 at Tunsberg and used in auxiliary roles till 1941.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Hulk was sunk by Allied aircraft 23/2/1945 at Holmen.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14