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Z28
Z28
Photo courtesy David Walker, Scotland
General Details
Type 1936A
Pennant number
Builder DeSchiMAG, Bremen, Germany
Builder's number 962
Contract placed 23 April 1938
Laid down 30 November 1939
Launched 20 August 1940
Commissioned 9 August 1941
Fate Sunk 6 March 1945 by air attack in Sassnitz Bay.
Ship named after
Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve Hans Carl Lody, executed by shot 6 November 1914 in the Tower of London on charges of espionage.
Displacement
Displacement, standard 2.596 t
Displacement, full load 3.519 t
Dimensions and Construction Details
Lenght (waterline) 116 m
Lenght (total) 121 m
Beam 11,3 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 2.087 nm at 19 knots
Armament
15 cm L/48 C/36 4 in single mountings
3,7 cm L/83 C/30 4 in twin mountings (10 from 1944)
2 cm MG L/65 C/30 6 in single mountings (10 from 1942)
53,3 cm Torpedo tubes 8 in two quadruple banks
Mines 60
Depth Charge launcher 4
Commanding Officers
09.08.1941 - 14.02.1943 Korvettenkapitän/Fregattenkapitän Hans Erdmenger
15.02.1943 - 10.03.1943 Fregattenkapitän Hansjürgen Reinicke
11.03.1943 - 14.01.1944 Korvettenkapitän Karl Adolf Zenker
15.01.1944 - 31.10.1944 Fregattenkapitän Heinrich Gerlach
01.11.1944 - 10.01.1945 No commander of ship
11.01.1945 - 06.03.1945 Fregattenkapitän Carl Heinrich Lampe
Complement
Complement 320-332 officers and men


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