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Z31
Z31
General Details
Type 1936A (Mob)
Pennant number
Builder DeSchiMAG, Bremen, Germany
Builder's number 1001
Contract placed 19 September 1939
Laid down 1 September 1940
Launched 15 May 1941
Commissioned 11 April 1942
Fate
To Britain 1945. Transferred to France and renamed Marceau. Sold for breaking up in 1958.
Displacement
Displacement, standard 2.603 t
Displacement, full load 3.597 t
Dimensions and Construction Details
Lenght (waterline) 121,9 m
Lenght (total) 127 m
Beam 12 m
Draft 4,62 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 2.239 nm at 19 knots
Armament
15 cm L/48 C/36 4 (5 between 1943 and 1945, 3 from 1945
10 cm L/45 C/32 1 (from 1945)
3,7 cm L/83 C/30 4 (14 from 1945)
2 cm MG L/65 C/30 12 (10 from 1945)
53,3 cm Torpedo tubes 8 in two quadruple banks
Mines 60
Depth Charge launcher 4
Commanding Officers
11.04.1942 - 09.12.1943 Korvettekapitän/Fregattenkapitän Hermann Alberts
10.12.1943 - 16.05.1945 Korvettekapitän Karl Paul
Complement
Complement 320-332 officers and men


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