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Z25
Z25
General Details
Type 1936A
Pennant number
Builder DeSchiMAG, Bremen, Germany
Builder's number 959
Contract placed 23 April 1938
Laid down 15 February 1939
Launched 16 March 1940
Commissioned 30 November 1940
Fate
To France in 1946, renamed Hoche. Sold for breaking up in 1958.
Displacement
Displacement, standard 3.079 t
Displacement, full load 3.543 t
Dimensions and Construction Details
Lenght (waterline) 121,9 m
Lenght (total) 127 m
Beam 12 m
Draft 4,65 m
Machinery
Boilers Six Wagner 70 Kg/cm²
Turbines Two Wagner geared
Turbo generators Two of 200 kW each
Diesel generators Four of 80 kW each
Shafts 2
Total performance 70.000 shp
Speed 37,5 knots
Range 2.174 nm at 19 knots
Armament
15 cm L/48 C/36 4 (5 from 1942, 1 in twin mounting and 3 in single mountings)
3,7 cm L/83 C/30 4 in twin mountings
2 cm MG L/65 C/30 5 in single mountings (12 from 1942)
53,3 cm Torpedo tubes 8 in two quadruple banks
Mines 60
Depth Charge launcher 4
Commanding Officers
30.11.1940 - 07.1941 Korvettenkapitän Heinrich Gerlach
07.1941 - 22.09.1941 No commander of ship
23.09.1941 - 20.08.1943 Korvettenkapitän/Fregattenkapitän Heinz Peters
21.08.1943 - 30.11.1943 Korvettenkapitän Heinz Birnbacher
01.12.1943 - 12.05.1945 Korvettenkapitän/Fregattenkapitän Alfred Gohrbrandt
12.1945 - 04.02.1946 Kapitänleutnant Heinz Liermann
Complement
Complement 320-332 officers and men


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