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GEIER patrols (1916 - 1917)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Geier   90 Nordseewerke, Emden   5.1916 9.1916 sold 3.1919
Hersing   91 Nordseewerke, Emden   6.1916 9.1916 sunk 1.8.1917
Boelcke   92 Nordseewerke, Emden   7.1916 1.1917 sold 7.1919
Immelmann   93 Nordseewerke, Emden   9.1916 3.1917 sold 10.1920
Georg Rhode   94 Nordseewerke, Emden   1916 2.1917 to United Kingdom 8.1920
Weddigen   97 Nordseewerke, Emden   1917 5.1917 sunk 3.2.1918
Graf Zeppelin   98 Nordseewerke, Emden   9.1916 2.1917 to United Kingdom 6.1920


Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement full, t

600

Length, m

42.7

Breadth, m

7.00

Draught, m

3.66

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE, 1 boiler

Power, h. p.

400

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

coal 145

Endurance, nm(kts)4580(9)
Armament

1 x 1 - 88/27 SK L/30 C/89 or 88/32 SK L/35 C/01 or 88/27 TK L/30 C/08

Complement24 - 31


Standard scale images


<i>Boelcke</i> 1918
Boelcke 1918


Project history


Fishery trawlers, purchased by Navy during building and commissioned as auxiliary patrols.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


Hersing was sunk on German mine SE off Gjedser 1.8.1917. Weddigen was sunk on German mine 3.2.1918 off Horns Reef.