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V5 armoured motor gunboats (1938-1939/1940)


Ships


Names Builders Commissioned Losses Transfers Discarding

V5 (ex-FM1, ex-OMm35)

V6 (ex-FM2, ex-OMm36)

Škoda, Komárno, Czechoslovakia (Germany): V5, 6

10/1938 // 1940: V5

1939 // 1940: V6

V5 (5/9/1944 Soviet), V6 (5/9/1944 Soviet)

none

none


Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement full, t60
Length, m

31.0

Breadth, m

4.16

Draught, m

0.92 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Sulzer diesels

Power, h. p.900
Max speed, kts?
Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armour, mmMG turret: 48, CT: 6
Armament

1 x 1 - 20/65 C/38, 1 x 2 - 7.9/90, 2 x 1 - 7.9/90, 18 - 22 mines, mechanical minesweeping gear

Complement6


Standard scale images


<i>V5</i> 1940
V5 1940


Ship project history


Former Czechoslovak river armoured boats - minelayers Omm35 and OMm36. Both were captured by Germans at occupation of Czechoslovakia in March, 1939 and commissioned by German Danube flotilla as FM1 and FM2, in 1940 they were sold to Romania where were partially rearmed.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


Post-war fate is unknown.