german German Navy (Kriegsmarine) 1935-1945 F-9 (+1939)
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general
nationality german
purpose war
type patrol boat
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1934
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 1028  grt
dimensions 76 x 9 x 3.2 m
engine 2 Geared turbines with 2 shafts
power 16993  s.h.p.
speed 28  knots
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 14/12/1939  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Kriegsmarinewerft Wilhelmshaven (Prev. Kaiserliche/Reichsmarine Werft), Wilhelmshaven
owner
German Navy (Kriegsmarine) 1935-1945
captain Kplt Paul Morgenstern
complement 165
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protected
war grave yes
updates
entered by Claes Johnny
entered 09/02/2009
last update Claes Johnny
last update 22/05/2010
 
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Claes Johnny09/02/2009The Flottenbegleiter F9 was used in the 1st Geleitflotille after being commissioned. Used in the Baltic Sea after the outbreak of the war and send to Helgoland on 06.09.1939 where it was operating as a escort vessel and used to lay mine fields. Sunk by the British submarine Ursula near Helgoland on 14.12.1939 while escorting the CLs Nürnberg and Leipzig .

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German Navy (Kriegsmarine) 1935-1945

Kriegsmarine is the name of the Navy of Germany during WWII, not to be confused with Imperial German Navy, which is the German Navy during WWI and before.
 
About Builders
 Kriegsmarinewerft Wilhelmshaven (Prev. Kaiserliche/Reichsmarine Werft), Wilhelmshaven
Kriegsmarinewerft is the name this famous naval shipyard got when the Nazi regime was installed. Before that, this yard was called Reichsmarinewerft or the Kaiserliche Werft.
 
 
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