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KRIEGSMARINE (GERMANY)

MINE WARFARE SHIPS

ULLER minelayer (1877/1940)

Uller 1914

Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Uller 55 Marinens Hovedverft, Horten, Norway   24/7/1876 1877 // 4/1940 sunk 1/5/1940

 

Displacement standard, t

238

Displacement full, t

250

Length, m

27.0

Breadth, m

7.90

Draught, m

1.90 normal load 2.10 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 2 boilers

Power, h. p.

210

Max speed, kts

8

Fuel, t

coal 22
Endurance, nm(kts) 600(8)

Armament

2 x 1 - 37/20 Hotchkiss, 20 mines
Complement  

Ship project history: Ex-Norwegian gunboat, converted to minelayer in 1911 - 1913 and captured by Germans 9/4/1940. Sister-ship Vale was used only as auxiliary.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Uller was damaged by British aircraft off Thorsholmen, ran aground and demolished by fire.

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14