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KRIEGSMARINE (GERMANY)

MINE WARFARE SHIPS

KAMERUN minelayers (1940/1940)

Kamerun 1940

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Kamerun (ex-Rauma) NO01, 1941- V5908 Nylands, Oslo, Norway   1939 1940 // 4/1940 surrendered 5/1945, to Norway 1947 (Rauma)
Togo (ex-Otra) NO02, 3/1941- V5909, 1941- V6512 Nylands, Oslo, Norway   5/8/1939 1940 // 4/1940 surrendered 5/1945, to Norway 1947 (Otra)

 

Displacement standard, t

320

Displacement full, t

370

Length, m

50.9 wl 52.1 oa

Breadth, m

7.05

Draught, m

1.83 normal load 2.00 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 1 water-tube boiler

Power, h. p.

900

Max speed, kts

12

Fuel, t

oil
Endurance, nm(kts) 1400(9)

Armament

1 x 1 - 76/50 Bofors, 2 x 1 - 20/65 C/38, 20 mines
Complement 18

Ship project history: Former Norwegian minesweepers of Otra class, captured in Norway in April-May, 1940. Commissioned as minelayers / patrols, Kamerun 18/4/1940 and Togo 10/4/1940.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Both were returned to Norway in 1947 and BU in 1963.

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14