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Ariadne

Floating Flak Batterie




Ariadne Floating Flak Batterie

Service Data

In Service: 5 January 1904 to 1955

Production Data

Ordered:
Builder: Rijkswerf Amsterdam
Construction No:
Laid down: 1900
Launched: 7 June1902
Commissioned: 5 January 1904

Technical Data

Type: Floating Flak Batterie / Schwimmende Flakbatterien
Class: Gazelle-Class

Displacement: 4,371 tons
Length: waterline 96.6 m overall
Beam: 15.13
Draft: 5.79
Propulsion: 2 × 3 cylinder steam engines producing up to 6300
Propellers:
Speed: 16 knots
Range: 3,300 nautical miles at 10 knots
Crew: men and officers
Armament:
8 × 10.5 cm L/45 Flak 45
5 × 4 cm L/56 Flak 28
16 × 2 cm MG L/65 C/30 or C/38
Armour
Aircraft:
Electronics:
Operators: Kriegsmarine
Variants:

Other: Flak Batteries
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History



Career

5 January 1904
The Ariadne floating Flak batterie is commissioned.

1955
The Ariadne floating Flak batterie is broken up, and scrapped.

Commanders



Gallery

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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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