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WW2 German Lazarettschiffe Claus


History

  • Beached 22.1.18 at Öland, and sunk;
  • Later raised and repaired;
  • Entered service on 14.8.40 as a water carrier, 25. U-Flotilla, Danzig;
  • Hospital ship 4.9.40, TSV-N;
  • 18.11.40 decommissioned;
  • 13.3.41 tender Schwalbe, Ubootabnahmekommando, Kiel;
  • 16.5.42 navigation school ship Nadir;
  • 30.11.46 RN tug pool, Kiel;
  • 1951 Claus (Wagner);
  • Scrapped 1955.

Stats


Name: Claus
Type S/S
Construction Yard
(Yard No.)
Stettiner Oderwerke, Stettin
(586)
Launched 7.07
Commissioned 1907
Weight, BRT 302
Length, meters 42,28
Width, meters 7,42
Depth, meters 2,75
Engines One 3cyl expansion engine,
1 shaft, 1 boiler
Horsepower, HP 250 induced
Speed, knots 9
Range, nautical miles
(Max.)
1830 at 9 knots using 52t coal
Patients (beds)/Medical staff 64/?
Crew ?
Armament None
Owner Rud. Chr. Gribel, Stettin