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Z32

Destroyer




Z32 Destroyer

Service Data

In Service: 15 September 1942 to 9 June 1944

Production Data

Ordered:
Builder: Deschimag, Bremen
Construction No: 1002
Laid down: 1 November 1940
Launched: 15 August 1941
Commissioned: 15 September 1942

Technical Data

Type: Destroyer / Zerstörer
Class: Zerstörer 1936A (Mob)

Displacement: 2,657 tons standard 3,691 tons full load
Length: 127 m
Beam: 12 m
Draft: 4.62 m
Propulsion: 2 × shafts 2 × Wagner geared turbines producing up to 71,915 shp
Propellers:
Speed: 36.1 knots
Range: 2,950 nautical miles at 19 knots
Crew: 330 men and officers
Armament:
5 × 15 cm L/48 SK C/36
carried 600 rounds
4 × 3.7 cm L/83 SK C/30
carried 8000 rounds
10 × 2 cm MG L/65 C/30
carried 20000 rounds
8 × 53.3 cm torpedo tubes
12 × torpedo's carried
60 mines
Armour
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Electronics:
Operators: Kriegsmarine
Variants:

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History



Career

15 September 1942
The destroyer Z32 is commissioned.

30 January 1944
The destroyer Z32 collides with Z37.

9 June 1944
The destroyer Z32 is sunk. 26 crew lost. Position 48° 47N 04° 07W.

Commanders

Sorry No Image AvailableRitter und Edler Herr von Berger
Takes command on September 1942
Ends command on June 1944


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Sources

German Warships, 1815-1945: Major Surface Vessels.
ISBN-10: 0851775330

German Warships, 1815-1945: U-boats and Mine Warfare Vessels.
ISBN-10: 155750301X

German warships of the Second World War.
ISBN-10: 0668040378

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