Hospital Ship – Lazarettschiff Rostock

WW2 German Lazarettschiff Rostock
Rostock as a Hospital Ship 1944-45

Oct 19, 1922 Launched.

1923 Completed.

Feb 11, 1940 Captured by the French in the Atlantic, named St.Maurice.

June, 1940 Captured again by the Germans in Brest, renamed Rostock.

May 20, 1941 Put into service as Sperrbrecher 19.

Aug 11, 1944 Decommissioned and began conversion to hospital ship,still named Rostock.

?? Captured by MTB 696 and 713 (Free French Forces) off Lorient,renamed St. Maurice.

1955 Served under Costa Rica now named Azur.

1957 Served under Italy renamed Monte Pellegrino.

1964 Served under Panama now named Marhonda.

June 26, 1969 Sunk near Suez during the Egyptian-Israelifighting.

Construction Yard
(Yard No.)
Schiffswerft & Masch.-Fabrik, Hamburg*
Weight, BRT2542
Length, meters100,22
Width, meters13,80
Depth, meters5,73
EnginesOne 3cyl expansion motor,
1 shaft, 2 boilers
Horsepower, HP1450 induced
Speed, knots10
Range, nautical miles
5230 at 10 knots using 812t coal
Patients (beds)/Medical staff?/?
OwnerAugust Cords, Rostock