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WW2 German Lazarettschiffe Munchen


Stats

Name: München
Type M/S
Construction Yard
(Yard No.)
Deschimag/AG. Weser, Bremen
(930)
Launched 4.39
Commissioned 1939
Weight, BRT 3290
Length, meters 115,10
Width, meters 15,30
Depth, meters 6,50
Engines Two 2-stroke 6cyl diesel,
1 shaft, 2 boilers
Horsepower, HP 3500 effective
Speed, knots 14
Range, nautical miles
(Max.)
14000 at 14 knots using 830t oil
Patients (beds)/Medical staff ?/?
Crew ?
Armament None
Owner Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen

History

  • Completed as M/S Mur
  • 26.10.43 into service as Sperrbrecher 32
  • Decommissioned 26.8.44, and began conversion to hospital ship München
  • 13.9.44 registered with the International Red Cross, but still not completed
  • 23.1.45 suspended due to lack of fuel
  • 1945 to France, troop transport Ile d'Oleron
  • 1957/58 converted to missile trials ship; still in existence 1984.