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SPATZ river patrol boat (1932/1939)

Spatz 1939

Names

Spatz (ex-Slazak), 12/1939- Panther

Builders

Stocznia Rzeczna, Modlin, Poland

Commissioned

1932 // 9/1939: Spatz

Losses

none

Transfers

none

Discarding

surrendered 5/1945, to Poland 1947: Panther (ex-Spatz)

 

Displacement standard, t

12.5

Displacement full, t

17

Length, m

14.0

Breadth, m

2.80

Draught, m

0.85

No of shafts

1

Machinery

Kermath petrol engine

Power, h. p.

225

Max speed, kts

13

Fuel, t

petrol

Armament

1 x 1 - 37/45 vz.37, 2 x 1 - 7.9/79

Complement

4

Ship project history: ex-Polish motorboat, scuttled by own crew 1/9/1939 but salvaged by Germans.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14