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KAISERLICHE MARINE / KRIEGSMARINE (GERMANY)

ESCORTS

SEELÖWE patrols (1918-1919)

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Seelöwe   105 Hansa AG, Tönning   7/1917 4/1918 sold 3/1919
Felix Schultz   106 Hansa AG, Tönning   2/1918 7/1918 sold 3/1919
Maerker   107 Hansa AG, Tönning   5/1918 7/1918 to France 7/1920
Bunnemann 10/1942- V422 108 Hansa AG, Tönning   7/1918 9/1918 to France 7/1920, re-captured, commissioned 10/1942, sunk 30/6/1944
Viceadmiral E. Schmidt 4/1941- V314, 10/1943- Vs314 109 Hansa AG, Tönning   9/1918 11/1918 sold 3/1919, re-commissioned 4/1941, surrendered 5/1945, sold 8/1945
Georg Hoffmann   110 Hansa AG, Tönning   9/1918 8/1919 to France 7/1920
Tietze   111 Hansa AG, Tönning   2/1919 6/1919 to France 7/1920

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement full, t

600

Length, m

38.2

Breadth, m

7.06

Draught, m

3.70

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 1 boiler

Power, h. p.

420

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

coal 145

Endurance, nm(kts) 4690(9)

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: Viceadmiral E. Schmidt, 1941; Bunnemann, 1942: were re-armed with 1 x 1 - 88/42 SK C/30, 1 x 1 - 37/80 SK C/30, 2 x 1 - 20/65 C/38, 2 DCR.

Naval service: V422 was sunk by Allied aircraft 30/6/1944 at Lorient.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14