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GALEB minelayer (1939 / 1952)


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Galeb 1976 Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Галеб [Galeb] (ex-Kiebitz, ex-Ramb III) M11 309 Ansaldo, Sestri Ponente, Italy   1938 1939 // 1952 deleted ~1998


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

5182

Displacement full, t

5700

Length, m

116.9 pp 121.2 oa

Breadth, m

15.2

Draught, m

5.60

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Burmeister & Wain diesels

Power, h. p.

7200

Max speed, kts

16

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)20000(16)
Armament

4 x 1 - 88/45 SK C/32, 4 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 3, 6 x 4 - 20/65 C/38, mines

Electronic equipment

radar

Complement 


Standard scale images


<i>Galeb</i> 1960
Galeb 1960
<i>Galeb </i>1970
Galeb 1970


Graphics


<i>Galeb </i>1976 <i>Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.</i>
Galeb 1976 Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.


Project history

Former Italian banana carrier Ramb III sunk as German auxiliary minelayer Kiebitz in 1944. Refloated and reconstructed after the war. Also used as presidential yacht and fleet flagship. Since late 1960s she served as training ship.

Modernizations

late 1960s: - 4 x 1 - 88/45, 6 x 4 - 20/65; + 2 x 4 - 20/80 M75

Naval service

No significant events.

Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.