NAVYPEDIA



HOME
FIGHTING SHIPS OF THE WORLD
GERMANY
TORPEDO SHIPS
"1941 type" fleet torpedo boats (T37)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
T37     Schichau, Elbing 1943 29.4.1944 --- scuttled incomplete  26.7.1946
T38     Schichau, Elbing 1943 17.6.1944 --- scuttled incomplete  26.7.1946
T39     Schichau, Elbing 1943 22.7.1944 --- scuttled incomplete  26.7.1946
T40     Schichau, Elbing 1943 2.9.1944 --- scuttled incomplete 23.3.1945
T41     Schichau, Elbing 1943 12.9.1944 --- scuttled incomplete 1945
T42     Schichau, Elbing 1943 10.10.1944 --- scuttled incomplete 1945
T43     Schichau, Elbing 1943 --- --- BU incomplete 3.1945
T44     Schichau, Elbing 1944 --- --- BU incomplete 3.1945
T45     Schichau, Elbing 1944 --- --- BU incomplete 3.1945
T46     Schichau, Elbing 1944 --- --- BU incomplete 3.1945
T47     Schichau, Elbing 1944 --- --- BU incomplete 3.1945
T48     Schichau, Elbing 1944 --- --- BU incomplete 3.1945
T49     Schichau, Elbing 1944 --- --- BU incomplete 3.1945
T50     Schichau, Elbing 1944 --- --- BU incomplete 3.1945


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

1493

Displacement full, t

2155

Length, m

102.0 wl 106.0 oa

Breadth, m

10.7

Draught, m

2.94

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 sets Wagner geared steam turbines, 4 Wagner boilers

Power, h. p.

40000

Max speed, kts

34

Fuel, t

oil 582

Endurance, nm(kts)6500(19)
Armament

4 x 1 - 105/42 SK C/32, 2 x 2 - 37/69 FlaK M/42, 1 x 4 - 20/65 C/38, 2 x 2 - 20/65 C/38, 2 x 3 - 533 TT, 4 DCT, 6 DCR (32), 50 mines

Electronic equipmentFuMO 33, FuMO 63, FuMO 231 radars, S-Gerät sonar, GHG hydrophone, FuMB 3 Bali, FuMB 4 Sumatra ECM suites
Complement

206



Project history

Improved and enlarged variant of type 1939, would had optical/electronic rangefinders developed previously for 1944 type destroyer, but with old artillery types. T40 - 50 were destroyed by builders when Red Army approached Elbing, almost completed T37 - 39 were transferred to USA and scuttled.