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BADAJOZ motor torpedo boat (1930/1937)

Badajoz 1937

Names

Badajoz (ex-S1, ex-W1, ex-UZ(S)16), 4/1939- LT12

Builders

Lürssen, Vegesack, Germany: Badajoz

Commissioned

8/1930 // 3/1937: Badajoz

Losses

none

Transfers

none

Discarding

4/1944: LT12

 

Displacement standard, t

40

Displacement full, t

52

Length, m

26.9

Breadth, m

4.37

Draught, m

1.40

No of shafts

3

Machinery

3 Daimler-Benz BFz petrol engines / 1 Maybach S5 petrol engine for cruising

Power, h. p.

2700 / 100

Max speed, kts

34.2 / 6

Fuel, t

petrol 7.1
Endurance, nm(kts) 582(22)

Armament

1 x 1 - 20/65 C/30, 2 - 533 TT, 3 mines or 6 DCs

Complement 12

Ship project history: First German "schnellboot" S1, commissioned by Reichsmarine 7/8/1930. In civil war S1 was bought by Spanish Nationalists and transferred to them at Cadiz in March, 1937. Her petrol engines had considerable deterioration and low-level reliability.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

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