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WW2 German Lazarettschiffe Leipzig


History

  • Completed as S/S Gertrud (NDC);
  • 1917-18 Transport, FECH;
  • 1930 Leipzig;
  • Entered service on 3.9.40 as a hospital ship, TSV-N;
  • 22.11.40 decommissioned;
  • 17.9.41 again hospital ship Christian, BSN;
  • Decommissioned 31.3.43;
  • Began conversion to navigation school ship Deneb at Antwerpen, and entered service 1.44 at Navigationsschule Gotenhafen;
  • 1945 returned, Christian;
  • Scrapped 1953.

Stats


Name: Leipzig
Type S/S
Construction Yard
(Yard No.)
Flensburger Schiffbauges., Flensburg
(183)
Launched 21.1.99
Commissioned 4.3.99
Weight, BRT 795
Length, meters 63,40
Width, meters 8,85
Depth, meters 3,65
Engines One 3cyl expansion engine,
1 shaft, 1 boiler
Horsepower, HP 500 induced
Speed, knots 9
Range, nautical miles
(Max.)
3200 at 9 knots using 160t coal
Patients (beds)/Medical staff 50/?
Crew 16
Armament None
Owner Rud. Chr. Gribel, Stettin