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German Armed Forces Research 1918-1945


Name: Schleswig-Holstein
Type S/S
Construction Yard
(Yard No.)
Schiffswerft H. Koch, Lübeck
Launched 12.20
Commissioned 5.21
Weight, BRT 2369
Length, meters 90,10
Width, meters 13,00
Depth, meters 6,18
Engines One 3cyl expansion engine,
1 shaft, 2 boilers
Horsepower, HP 1100 induced
Speed, knots 13
Range, nautical miles
7640 at 10 knots using 590t coal
Patients (beds)/Medical staff ?/?
Crew ?
Armament None
Owner Lübeck-Linie AG., Lübeck
History completed as S/S Horncap (Horn DSR); 1926 Yalta (NDL); 1931 Hansburg (Flensburger DC); 1938 Schleswig-Holstein; was to have been hospital ship 12.7.40 for Operation Seelöwe, but was unsuitable; began conversion to artillery school ship at H. Bauer, Hamburg on 5.11.41; entered service 22.1.43 as Herkules, Schulverband HKS I; 15.3.46 to UssR: Ozakov; 1948 polish Kolobrzeg; scrapped 1957.