did not have many special designed escort vessels. Unlike the allied navys. Although
some new designs were planed none of those were completed. Therefore the Kriegsmarine
used other classes of ships for escort vessels, mine hunters, torpedo boats.
German Warships, 1815-1945: Major Surface Vessels.
German Warships, 1815-1945: U-boats and Mine Warfare Vessels.
German warships of the Second World War.
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