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CONVERTED MERCHANT VESSELS
auxiliary minelayers of WWI


Ships


Name Launched // Comm. Builder Displacement, t Dimensions, m Speed, kts Machinery, Fuel, Power, t Armament Fate
Bengasi (ex-Derna) 1904 // 8.1916 Burmeister & Wain, København, Denmark 3570 87.4x11.2 13.5 1VTE, 2026 2x1-76/40, mines discarded 11.1925


100 - 1000 t displacement/ BRT tonnage vessels


Betta N.3 (1891, 580, 1-76/40, mines, 1890s-1920?)

Project history

Former merchant vessels converted to minelayers.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.