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KRIEMHILD river guard ships / tenders (1940)

Kriemhild 1940

Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Kriemhild 810 Schiffswerft Linz 1938 15/9/1939 4/1940 accommodation ship 6/1941 - 9/1943, captured by USA 8/5/1945 (Oregon)
Brunnhild 811 Schiffswerft Linz 1938 15/10/1939 6/1940 repair ship 1943, captured by USA 5/1945 (Washington)
Uta 812 Schiffswerft Linz 1938 15/12/1939 8/1940 repair ship 7/1943, sunk 1/4/1945

 

Displacement standard, t

535

Displacement full, t

693

Length, m

66.2 wl 67.0 oa

Breadth, m

9.50

Draught, m

1.21 normal 1.43 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Deutz diesels

Power, h. p.

880

Max speed, kts

10.8

Fuel, t

diesel oil 35

Armour

2 x 1 - 20/65 C/38, 2 x 1 - 7.9/79

Military load 220 t of cargo

Complement

32 + 74 passengers

Ship project history: Command ships and river launch depot ships. They were built in Linz on two-decked cargo-passenger motor-vessel type. Ships had accommodations for 74 passengers and could carry 220t of various cargo.

Modernizations: 1/1944, all: - 2 x 1 - 20/65, 2 x 1 - 7.9/90; + 4 x 1 - 37/80 SK C/30

1945, all: - 4 x 1 - 37/80; + 3 x 1 - 40/56 FlaK 28, 8 x 1 - 12.7/94 (?), 1 x 1 - 81/12 mortar.

Naval service: Uta was sunk 1/4/1945 by aircraft on Danube, later salvaged and repaired by Russians as Ангара <Angara>. Remaining ships were transferred on reparations to the USA.

 

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