Lazarettschiffe Rügen

Lazarettschiffe Rügen Drawing
Lazarettschiffe Rügen Drawing


Feb 21, 1914 Launched.

May 20, 1914 Completed.

Nov 21, 1914 Entered service with the WWI German KaiserMarine. Served as a Hilfsstreuminendampfer in the Baltic Sea.

July 4, 1918 Served as an accommodation ship for theU-bootschule.

Mar 14, 1919 Given to the UK.

Apr 17, 1919 Returned to original owner.

Sept 25, 1939 Once again into service, this time in theKriegsmarine as Lazarettschiff H, under Station Nord.

1942 Served under Station Ost.

Sept 30, 1945 The Rugen was decommissioned and sent to theUssR.

Mar 11, 1946 Renamed as the Ivan Susanin.

1960 Removed from the ship register.


Construction Yard (Yard No.)Stettiner Oderwerke, Stettin (644)
Weight, metric tonsabout 2500
Weight, BRT2170
Length, meters95,20
Width, meters11,60
Depth, meters4,20
EnginesTwo 3cyl triple acting expansion engines, 2 shafts, 3 boilers
Horsepower, HP3200 induced
Speed, knots15
Range, nautical miles (Max.)1700 at 15 knots using 340t coal
Patients (beds)/Medical staff240-400/?
Crew (officers,men)45 total
OwnerR. C. Gribel, Stettin