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V1 ROI ALBERT minesweeping boats (1915-1918/1918)


Ships


Names Builders Commissioned Losses Transfers Discarding

V1 Roi Albert (ex-F16)

V2 Reine Elisabeth (ex-F18)

V3 Prince Leopold (ex-F19)

V4 (ex-F29)

V5 Chevalier Casaert (ex-F30)

V6 Roi Leopold I (ex-F33)

V7 Roi Leopold II (ex-F35)

V8 Princesse Marie-José (ex-F36)

V9 Dinant (ex-F40)

V10 (ex-F48)

V11 (ex-F56)

V12 (ex-F57)

von Hacht, Germany: V10

Lürssen, Vegesack, Germany: V1 Roi Albert, V2 Reine Elisabeth, V3 Prince Leopold

Navighorst, Germany: V4, V5 Chevalier Casaert, V9 Dinant

Oltmann, Germany: V6 Roi Leopold I

Max Oertz, Hamburg, Germany: V7 Roi Leopold II, V8 Princesse Marie-José

Abeking, Lemwerder, Germany: V11, V12

1917 // 11.1918: V1 Roi Albert, V2 Reine Elisabeth, V3 Prince Leopold, V4, V5 Chevalier Casaert, V6 Roi Leopold I, V7 Roi Leopold II, V8 Princesse Marie-José

1918 // 11.1918: V9 Dinant, V10-12

None

None

1927: V1 Roi Albert, V2 Reine Elisabeth, V3 Prince Leopold, V4, V5 Chevalier Casaert, V6 Roi Leopold I, V7 Roi Leopold II, V8 Princesse Marie-José, V9 Dinant, V10-12



Technical data


Displacement standard, t

19

Displacement full, t

21

Length, m

17.5

Breadth, m

4.00

Draught, m

1.05

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Daimler or Benz or Hanomag petrol engines

Power, h. p.

120 - 130

Max speed, kts

10 - 11

Fuel, t

petrol 3

Endurance, nm(kts)250(11)
Armament

1 x 1 - 7.9/79 or 1 x 5 - 37/17 Hotchkiss, mechanical minesweeping gear

Complement

7



Standard scale images


<i>V1 Roi Albert </i>1919
V1 Roi Albert 1919


Project history

German minesweeping / patrol boats, design of 1915. Intended for operations on inner harbours of naval bases and closed harbour areas, also fulfilled police functions. All served in Flandern, interned at Hellevoetsluis 15.11.1918 and after war commissioned by Belgian Navy.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.