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Z17 - Diether von Roeder
Z17
Photo courtesy David Walker, Scotland
General Details
Type 1936
Pennant number 51
Builder DeSchiMAG, Bremen, Germany
Builder's number 919
Contract placed 6 January 1936
Laid down 9 September 1936
Launched 19 August 1937
Commissioned 29 August 1938
Fate
Scuttled 13 April 1940 following the Second Battle of Narvik, Norway after being irreparably damaged 10 April 1940.
Ship named after Kapitänleutnant Diether Freiherr Roeder von Diersburg. Killed in action as commander of 13. Torpedobootflotille on 10. July 1918.
Displacement
Displacement, standard 2.411 t
Displacement, full load 3.415 t
Dimensions and Construction Details
Lenght (waterline) 120 m
Lenght (total) 123 m
Beam 11,8 m
Draft 4,23 m
Machinery
Boilers Six Wagner 70 Kg/cm²
Turbines Two Wagner geared
Turbo generators Two of 200 kW each
Diesel generators One of 40 kW and two of 80 kW each
Shafts 2
Total performance 74.482 shp
Speed 40,45 knots
Range 2.050 nm at 19 knots
Armament
12,7 cm L/45 C/34 5 in single mountings
3,7 cm L/83 C/30 4 in twin mountings
2 cm MG L/65 C/30 6 in single mountings
53,3 cm Torpedo tubes 8 in two quadruple banks
Mines 60
Depth Charge launcher 4
Commanding Officers
29.08.1938 - 13.04.1940 Kapitänleutnant/Korvettenkapitän Erich Holtorf
Complement
Complement 323 officers and men


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