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KAISERLICHE MARINE / REICHSMARINE / KRIEGSMARINE (GERMANY)

COASTAL FORCES

UZ1 motor ASW boats (1917)

UZ14 1918

Names

UZ1 - UZ8

UZ9, 1939- H108

UZ10

UZ11

UZ12, 8/1940- HS01

UZ13, 4/1940- H105, later DWo61, later Vs51

UZ14, 1940- DWo41, later Vs141, later Vs103

UZ15 - UZ19

UZ20, 1939- H1

UZ21, 1940- DWo..., later Vs1014

UZ22, 5/1940- H302, 11/1943- JK21

Builders

Lürssen, Aumund-Vegesack: UZ1 - 4

H. Heidtmann, Hamburg: UZ5 - 8

Max Oertz, Hamburg: UZ9, 10

Abeking & Rasmussen, Lemwerder: UZ11 - 13

Naglo-Werft, Zeuthen: UZ14 - 17

Roland-Werft Vertens, Hemelingen: UZ18 - 20

Waap, Kiel-Heikendorf: UZ21, 22

Commissioned

1917: UZ1 - 22

1939: H108 (ex-UZ9) (2nd time), H1 (ex-UZ20) (2nd time)

4-8/1940: HS01 (ex-UZ12) (2nd time), H105 (ex-UZ13) (2nd time), DWo41 (ex-UZ14) (2nd time), DWo... (ex-UZ21) (2nd time), H302 (ex-UZ22) (2nd time)

Losses

Vs1014 (18/3/1945)

Transfers

none

Discarding

1920: UZ1 - 14, 16 - 20, 22

1921: UZ15

1922: UZ21

surrendered 5/1945: H108? (2nd time), HS01? (2nd time), Vs51 (2nd time), Vs103 (2nd time), H1 (2nd time), JK21 (2nd time)

 

Displacement standard, t

40 - 44

Displacement full, t

48 - 53

Length, m

UZ1 - 10, 12, 13: 26.0

UZ11: 27.2

UZ14 - 17: 27.5

UZ18 - 22: 27.0

Breadth, m

UZ1 - 4, 12, 13, 18 - 20: 4.00

UZ5 - 8: 4.05

UZ9, 10: 4.18

UZ11: 3.90

UZ14 - 17: 4.10

UZ21, 22: 4.30

Draught, m

1.00 - 1.47

No of shafts

UZ1 - 10, 12, 20 - 22: 2

UZ11, 13 - 19: 3

Machinery

UZ1 - 10, 12, 20 - 22: Benz petrol engines

UZ11, 13 - 19: 3 Deutz or Daimler petrol engines

Power, h. p.

UZ1 - 10, 21, 22: 500

UZ11, 14 - 20: 420

UZ12, 13: 640

Max speed, kts

UZ1 - 8, 12 - 22: 14.7 - 15

UZ9, 10: 16.4

UZ11: 14

Fuel, t

petrol 8.6

Endurance, nm(kts) 1100(14)

Armament

UZ1 - 11, 14, 15, 18 - 20, 22: 1 x 1 - 52/51 SK L/55, DC, sweeps

UZZ12, 13, 16, 17: 1 x 1 - 52/51 SK L/55, sweeps

UZ21: 1 x 1 - 52/51

Complement

13 - 14

Ship project history: Submarine chasers. Many boats could be used as minesweepers. Wooden round-bilge hulls.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Many boats were repurchased by navy in WWII. They were used as patrol boats in coast guard flotillas.

UZ2

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14