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KRISCHAN DER GROSSE AA ship (1942)

Krischan der Große 1942

Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Krischan der Große (Flusi 1) 242 Rotterdamsche Drogdok   1941 11/1942 sunk 24/2/1944

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement full, t

112

Length, m

38.5

Breadth, m

5.90

Draught, m

1.50

No of shafts

3

Machinery

BMW petrol engines

Power, h. p.

2000

Max speed, kts

18

Fuel, t

petrol

Endurance, nm 860(18)

Armament

2 x 1 - 88/42 SK C/30, 1 x 1 - 37/80 SK C/30, 1 x 4 - 20/65 C/38

Complement

 

Ship project history: Experimental small AA ship. Ship had one problem with machinery: she can not move with cruising speed.

Modernizations: 1943: - 1 x 1 - 88/42; + 1 x 4 - 20/65 C/38.

Naval service: Krischan der Große was sunk by Allied bombers 24/2/1944 W off Antwerp.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14