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German Armed Forces Research 1918-1945

WW2 German Lazarettschiffe (E) Oberhaussen

Hospital Ship Oberhaussen in 1940
Hospital Ship Oberhaussen in 1940

Apr 10, 1940 Entered service with the Kriegsmarine as a hospital ship. It was listed as Lazarettschiff E, but it never actually used that designation. Served with Trossschiffverband Nord (TSV-N)/Fleet Train North.

1941 Served with Sanitätsamt Ost.

June, 1943 Served with F.d.M. Ost (Commodore, Minesweepers, East).

May, 1945 Taken by Great Britian, became a part of the GM/SA (German Minesweeping Administration).

June 4, 1946 Handed over to the UssR, became the Akademik Komarov.

1960 Removed from the ship register.


Name: Oberhausen
Type M/S
Construction Yard
(Yard No.)
Gutehoffnungshütte-Rheinwerft, Walsum
Launched 3.39
Commissioned 25.5.40
Weight, metric tons about 1450
Weight, BRT 1239
Length, meters 80,17
Width, meters 11,51
Depth, meters 2,77
Engines Two MWM 4-stroke 6cyl diesels,
2 shafts
Horsepower, HP 1400 effective
Speed, knots 13
Range, nautical miles
3360 at 13 knots (using 90t oil)
Patients (beds)/Medical staff 150/?
Crew (officers,men) 16 total
Armament None
Owner F. Haniel & Co., Duisburg-Ruhrort