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Z43
Z43
Photo courtesy David Walker, Scotland
General Details
Type 1936B (Mob)
Pennant number
Builder DeSchiMAG, Bremen, Germany
Builder's number 1029
Contract placed 17 February 1941
Laid down 1 May 1942
Launched 22 September 1943
Commissioned 24 March 1944
Fate
Damaged by mines and bombs. Scuttled in Geltinger Bay 1945.
Displacement
Displacement, standard 2.527 t
Displacement, full load 3.542 t
Dimensions and Construction Details
Lenght (waterline) 121,5 m
Lenght (total) 127 m
Beam 12 m
Draft 4,21 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
12,7 cm L/45 C/36 5 in single mountings
3,7 cm L/83 C/30 4 in twin mountings
2 cm MG L/65 C/30 15 in three quadruple and three single mounts
53,3 cm Torpedo tubes 8 in two quadruple banks
Mines 76
Depth Charge launcher 4
Commanding Officers
24.03.1944 - 30.03.1945 Kapitän zur See Arthur Wenninger
05.04.1945 - 03.05.1945 Fregattenkapitän Carl Heinrich Lampe
Complement
Complement 320-332 officers and men


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