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Z36

Destroyer




Z36 Destroyer

Service Data

In Service: 19 February 1944 to 12 December 1944

Production Data

Ordered:
Builder: Deschimag, Bremen
Construction No: 1006
Laid down: 15 September 1941
Launched: 15 May 1943
Commissioned: 19 February 1944

Technical Data

Type: Destroyer / Zerstörer
Class: Zerstörer 1936B

Displacement: 2,519 tons standard 3,542 tons full load
Length: 127 m
Beam: 12 m
Draft: 4.32 m
Propulsion: 2 × shafts 2 × Wagner geared turbines producing up to 71,510 shp
Propellers:
Speed: 36.5 knots
Range: 2,600 nautical miles at 19 knots
Crew: 330 men and officers
Armament:
5 × 12.7 cm L/45 SK C/34
carried 600 rounds
4 × 3.7 cm L/83 SK C/30
carried 8000 rounds
16 × 2 cm MG L/65 C/30
carried 14000 to 16000 rounds
8 × 53.3 cm torpedo tubes
12 × torpedo's carried
4 × depth charge launchers
36 mines
Armour
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Electronics:
Operators: Kriegsmarine
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History



Career

19 February 1944
The destroyer Z36 is commissioned.

12 December 1944
The destroyer Z36 is sunk along with Z35 by a mine in a Nashorn barrage followed by boiler and munitions explosion. Position 59° 37N 24° 51E.

Commanders

Sorry No Image AvailableLothar Freiherr von Hausen
Takes command on February 1944
Ends command on December 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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