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Z11 - Bernd von Arnim
Z11
Photo courtesy David Walker, Scotland
General Details
Type 1934A
Pennant number 63, 62
Builder Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft, Kiel, Germany
Builder's number 537
Contract placed 4 August 1934
Laid down 26 April 1935
Launched 8 July 1936
Commissioned 6 December 1938
Fate Scuttled 13 April 1940 in Rombaksfjord, Norway, following the Second Battle of Narvik.
Ship named after
Kapitänleutnant Bernd Walther Heinrich von Arnim. Commander of the torpedo boat G 42. Died when his boat sank after being rammed by the British destroyer HMS Broke at the Battle of Dover Strait 21 April 1917.
Displacement
Displacement, standard 2.270 t
Displacement, full load 3.190 t
Dimensions and Construction Details
Lenght (waterline) 116 m
Lenght (total) 121 m
Beam 11,3 m
Draft 4,23 m
Machinery
Boilers Six Benson 110 Kg/cm²
Turbines Two Wagner geared
Turbo generators Two of 200 kW each
Diesel generators Two of 60 kW each and three 50 kW each
Shafts 2
Total performance 70.000 shp
Speed 38 knots
Range 2.680 nm at 19 knots
Armament
12,7 cm L/45 C/34 5 in single mountings (4 from 1944)
3,7 cm L/83 C/30 4 in twin mountings (12 from 1944)
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
06.12.1938 - 13.04.1940 Korvettenkapitän Kurt Rechel
Complement
Complement 325 officers and men


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