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Z38
Z38
General Details
Type 1936A (Mob)
Pennant number
Builder Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft, Kiel, Germany
Builder's number 628
Contract placed 19 September 1939
Laid down 15 April 1940
Launched 5 August 1941
Commissioned 20 March 1943
Fate
To Britain 1946. Renamed Nonsuch. Sold 8 November 1949 to Arnott Young & Co Ltd for scapping and arrived at Dalmuir in May 1950.
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 5
3,7 cm L/83 C/30 4
2 cm MG L/65 C/30 9
53,3 cm Torpedo tubes 8 in two quadruple banks
Mines 60
Depth Charge launcher 4
Commanding Officers
20.03.1943 - 17.09.1944 Korvettenkapitän Gerfried Brutzer
18.09.1944 - 08.05.1945 Korvettenkapitän Wilhelm-Nikolaus Freiherr von Lycker
Jun 1945 - Jul 1945 Kapitänleutnant Hermann Schmidt
Complement
Complement 320-332 officers and men


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