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M134  

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Meteo (ex-M119), 6.1925- Vieste     Neptun, Rostock, Germany 1917 22.6.1918 8.1918 // 12.1921 captured by Germany 11.9.1943
Abastro (ex-M120), 6.1925- Cotrone, 1931- Crotone     Neptun, Rostock, Germany 1917 24.7.1918 9.1918 // 12.1921 captured by Germany 9.9.1943 (Kehrwieder)


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

525

Displacement full, t

560

Length, m

56.1 wl 59.6 oa

Breadth, m

7.30

Draught, m

2.15

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 2 Marine boilers

Power, h. p.

1850

Max speed, kts

16

Fuel, t

coal 115

Endurance, nm(kts)2400(10)
Armament

2 x 1 - 105/42 Ubts L/45 C/16, 30 mines, mechanical minesweeping gear

Complement

40



Standard scale images


<i>Meteo</i> 1921
Meteo 1921


Graphics


<i>M134</i>  
M134  


Project history

Former German minesweeper of M97 class, transferred by reparations.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

Vieste was captured by Germans at Naples 11.9.1943. Crotone was captured by Germans at La Spezia 9.9.1943 and commissioned by them as Kehrwieder.