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Research on the German Armed Forces 1918-1945


Name: Königsberg
Type S/S
Construction Yard
(Yard No.)
Travewerk Gebr. Goedhart AG., Lübeck
Launched 1.9.25
Commissioned 4.11.25
Weight, BRT 999
Length, meters 66,18
Width, meters 10,55
Depth, meters 3,93
Engines One 3cyl expansion engine,
1 shaft, 2 boilers
Horsepower, HP 650 induced
Speed, knots 9,5
Range, nautical miles
6170 at 9,5 knots using 286t coal
Patients (beds)/Medical staff 70/?
Crew 16
Armament None
Owner Mathies-Reederei AG., Hamburg
History completed as S/S Riga (Lübeck-Linie); 1934 Königsberg; entered service as a hospital ship on 4.9.40; 14.12.40 returned: Stettin; 7.8.41 Transport, KM-Werft Kiel; returned 23.1.43; 9.7.45 to UK: Empire Conway; 1946 to UssR: Anakria; removed from the ship register in 1960.