|Name||No||Yard No||Builder||Laid down||Launched||Comp||Fate|
|Gadila||MX||732||Howaldtswerke, Kiel, Germany||?||1.12.1934||4.1935 // 1.2.1944||sold mercantile 5.1945|
|Macoma||MR||235||Nederlandse Dok, Amsterdam, Netherlands||?||31.12.1935||5.1936 // 1.4.1944||sold mercantile 5.1945|
|Displacement standard, t||
|Displacement full, t||
8.38 norm 10.3 max
|No of shafts||
|Power, h. p.||
|Max speed, kts||
1 x 1 - 102/40 QF Mk IV, 2 x 1 - 40/56 Bofors Mk I/III, 6 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 4 aircraft (Swordfish II torpedo bombers)
|Electronic equipment||type 271, type 279 radars|
(fd - 2,456m², ha - 0m² / 0m³): Flight deck: 137.2 x 18.1m, there were no hangar and lift. Aircraft fuel stowage was 22,700l.
Merchant aircraft carriers (MAC-ships), converted from tankers in the late 1943 - early 1944, similar to British Rapana class. Each ship carried 3-4 Swordfishes of 860 sqn RFAA. Officially they did not been included into Navy list, crew, except armament and aviation specialists, remained merchant.
In the spring 1945 the flight deck and all armaments were demounted, and vessels continued to be used on initial purpose till 1958.
Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.