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Medusa

Floating Flak Batterie




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Service Data

In Service: 26 July 1901 to 1949

Production Data

Ordered:
Builder: AG Weser, Bremen
Construction No:
Laid down: 1900
Launched: 5 December 1900
Commissioned: 26 July 1901 / July 1940

Technical Data

Type: Floating Flak Batterie / Schwimmende Flakbatterien
Class:

Displacement: 2,657 tons
Length: 104.4 m waterline 105 m overall
Beam: 12.3 m
Draft: 5 m
Propulsion:
Propellers:
Speed: knots
Range:
Crew: men and officers
Armament:
5 × 10.5 cm L/45 Flak 45
2 × 3.7 cm L/83 SK C/30
4 × 2 cm MG L/65 C/30 or C/38
Armour
Aircraft:
Electronics:
Operators: Kriegsmarine
Variants:

Other: Flak Batteries
Articles:

History



Career

26 July 1901
The Medusa floating Flak batterie is commissioned.

July 1940 The Medusa floating Flak batterie is recommissioned.

1949
The Medusa floating Flak batterie is broken up, and scrapped.

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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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