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KRIEGSMARINE (GERMANY)

MINE WARFARE SHIPS

RA9 minesweeping boat (1941/1942)

ML345 1942

Names

RA9 (ex-ML306)

Builders

Solent SYd, Sarisbury Green, UK

Commissioned

1941 // 1942

Losses

RA9 (15/6/1944)

Transfers

none

Discarding

none

 

Displacement standard, t

65

Displacement full, t

82

Length, m

34.1

Breadth, m

5.57

Draught, m

1.14 normal 1.45 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Hall-Scott petrol engines

Power, h. p.

1200

Max speed, kts

20

Fuel, t

petrol 8.8

Endurance, nm(kts) 2500(10)

Armament

1 x 1 - 37/80 SK C/30, 3 x 1 - 20/65 C/38, sweeps

Complement

17

Ship project history: RA9 was former British ML306 of Fairmile B type, captured 27/3/1942 during raid on St. Nazaire.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14