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Research on the German Armed Forces 1918-1945


Name: Würzburg
Type M/P
Construction Yard
(Yard No.)
Burmeister & Wain, Copenhagen
Launched 1930
Commissioned 1930
Weight, metric tons 1680
Weight, BRT 1337
Length, meters 74,15
Width, meters 10,89
Depth, meters 3,53
Engines One B & W 4-stroke 6cyl. diesel,
1 shaft
Horsepower, HP 1375 effective
Speed, knots 13,5
Range, nautical miles
? at 13 knots using ?t oil
Patients/Medical staff 278/?
Crew ?
Armament None
Owner Det Forenede Dampskibsselskab A/S, Copenhagen
History completed as Danish M/P Vistula; 1.5.44 chartered by the KM, and began conversion to the hospital ship Würzburg; into service 6.1.45; returned 7.45, Vistula; 1966 Finnish Polar; 1968 Stella Polar; scrapped 1969 in Belgium.