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KRIEGSMARINE (GERMANY)

COASTAL FORCES

SG1 motor torpedo boats (1929/1942)

T1 1929

Names

SG1 (ex-T1), 1943- GA08

SG2 (ex-T2), 1943- GA09

Builders

Thornycroft, Hampton, UK

Commissioned

1929 // 1942

Losses

GA08 (11/1/1944), GA09 (11/1/1944)

Transfers

none

Discarding

none

 

Displacement standard, t

12

Displacement full, t

15

Length, m

16.8

Breadth, m

3.36

Draught, m

0.99

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Thornycroft petrol engines

Power, h. p.

750

Max speed, kts

40.4

Fuel, t

petrol 1.3

Endurance, nm(kts) 200(39)

Armament

1 x 1 - 7.9/79, 2 DCR (10)

Complement

5

Ship project history: Ex-Greek MTBs of CMB-55 type. Both were captured in April 1941 and commissioned by German navy in 1942 as MTBs but without TTs. Both were reclassified to guard boats in 1943.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14