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KRIEGSMARINE (GERMANY)

ESCORTS

"TR" type patrols (1918-1919/1940-1942)

TR15 1918

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Jacqueline (ex-TR15) 1941- M3630, 1/1942- M3830   Polson IW, Toronto, Canada   1918 6/1918 // 1941 surrendered 5/1945, sold
Galopin (ex-TR27) 11/1940- M4403   Canadian Vickers, Montreal, Canada   17/5/1918 1919 // 11/1940 scuttled 23/8/1944
Freddy (ex-TR33) 5/1942- M3230   Polson IW, Toronto, Canada   1918 6/1918 // 5/1942 sunk 9/10/1944
Marie Simone (ex-TR41) 1941- HS8, 5/1942- V729 35 Port Arthur SB, Canada   1918 5/1919 // 1941 sunk 23/8/1944
Marie-Anne (ex-TR43) 11/1940- M4405 37 Port Arthur SB, Canada   1919 5/1919 // 11/1940 sunk 7/3/1944
Korab IV (ex-TR48) 2/1941- M4407   Canadian Vickers, Montreal, Canada   12/5/1919 1919 // 2/1941 surrendered 5/1945, sold
Joselle (ex-TR49) 10/1940- M4202   Anderson, Lauzon, Canada   1919 5/1919 // 10/1940 scuttled 9/1944
Marie Thérèse II (ex-TR53) 12/1940- M4204   Anderson, Lauzon, Canada   1918 11/1918 // 12/1940 sunk 12/8/1944
Scorpion (ex-Svalbard II, ex-TR55) 8/1940- NN02   Collingwood, Kingston, Canada   1919 1919 // 6/1940 surrendered 5/1945, sold
Gironde I (ex-TR59) 7/1942- FB07, 1942- V1517, 11/1943- M3854   Tidewater SB, Trois Rivieres, Canada   1918 11/1918 // 7/1942 surrendered 5/1945, sold

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement full, t

590 - 630

Length, m

37.9 - 38.5

Breadth, m

7.17 - 7.26

Draught, m

3.66 - 3.75

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 1 boiler

Power, h. p.

480 - 500

Max speed, kts

9 - 10

Fuel, t

coal 145

Armament

1 x 1 - 76/40 12pdr 12cwt QF Mk I/II or 1 x 1 - 75/35 M1897, sweeps

Complement  

Ship project history: Former Canadian armed trawlers of Castle class, sold to merchant shipowners after WWI. French merchantmen Joselle, Marie-Anne and Gironde I and minesweepers AD149 Marie Thérèse II, AD164 Galopin and AD110 Marie Simone were captured by German troops in France in 1940. Polish merchantman Korab IV was captured by German troops at La Rochelle in 1940. Norwegian auxiliary patrol Scorpion was captured in 1940 at Tromsö. Belgian merchantman Jacqueline was captured in 1940 at Ostend. Belgian merchantman Freddy was sunk 21/5/1940 by German aircraft at Ostend, later salvaged and commissioned by Kriegsmarine.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: M4202 was scuttled by own crew in September, 1944 at French coast. M4204 was sunk by Allied aircraft at La Pallice 12/8/1944. M4403 was scuttled 23/8/1944 at coast of France. M3830 was sunk by Allied aircraft 6/9/1943 at Bayonne but later salvaged and commissioned again. M3230 was mined 9/10/1944 off den Hoofden. V729 was sunk by British light cruiser Mauritius 23/8/1944 off Audierne. M4405 was bombed by Allied aircraft 7/3/1944 off La Pallice.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14