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WW2 German Lazarettschiffe Fasan


Stats


Name: Fasan
Type S/S
Construction Yard
(Yard No.)
Howaldtswerke, Kiel
(745)
Launched 18.4.36
Commissioned 6.36
Weight, BRT 1275
Length, meters 80,15
Width, meters 11,70
Depth, meters 3,79
Engines One double-acting engine,
1 shaft, 2 boilers
Horsepower, HP 1250 induced
Speed, knots 12,5
Range, nautical miles
(Max.)
4120 at 12 knots using 187t coal
Patients (beds)/Medical staff 118/36
Crew 23
Armament None
Owner Argo Reederei Richard Adler & Co., Bremen

History

  • 14.8.40 Transport A49 for Operation Seelöwe;
  • Returned 5.12.40;
  • 8.6.41 entered service as hospital ship*, Sanitätsamt Ost;
  • 1.2.42 Station N;
  • Bombed (RAF) 27.7.43 in Hamburg and burned out and sunk;
  • Raised 7.43 and repaired;
  • 21.11.44 again bombed (USAAF) in Hamburg and sunk;
  • Raised 1946 and repaired: Fasan;
  • 1958 to Greece: Media;
  • Scrapped 1968 in Italy.

* converted by Afrikawerkstätten, Hamburg