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German Armed Forces Research 1918-1945

WW2 German Lazarettschiffe Glückauf

WW2 German Lazarettschiffe Glückauf Drawing
Lazarettschiffe Glückauf Drawing


Oct 9, 1913 Launched.

Dec 11, 1913 Completed as S/fe Bubendey (Hapag).

Mar 18, 1916 Taken over by the Kaiserliche Marine.

Jan 24, 1918 Entered service as Führerboot, V-Flotilla Kiel

Nov 30, 1918 Bubendey is returned.

1930 The Bubendey is renamed as Glückuaf (NDL).

Sept 20, 1939 Glückauf is in Kriegsmarine service as Lazarettschiff F, serving under Station N

1941 Glückauf serves under Fleet Train, East (TSV-O)

Aug 15, 1946 Decommissioned and returned.

1954 Rebuilt as M/S, now 1172 BRT.

1960 Renamed as the Kehrwieder (Hapag).

1963 Became the Italian Isola Del Sole.

1966 Became the Anna Maria Lauro.

June 3, 1986 Scrapped in Naples.


Name: Glückauf
Type S/fe
Construction Yard
(Yard No.)
Stettiner Oderwerke, Stettin
Launched 9.10.13
Commissioned 11.12.13
Weight, metric tons 1037
Weight, BRT 981
Length, meters 68,05
Width, meters 12,22
Depth, meters 2,90
Engines Two 3cyl triple acting expansion engines,
2 shafts, 2 boilers
Horsepower, HP 1300 induced
Speed, knots 12,5
Range, nautical miles
1728 at 12 knots (using 145t coal)
Patients (beds)/Medical staff ?/?
Crew (officers,men) 20 total
Armament None
Owner Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen