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Niobe

Floating Flak Batterie




Niobe Floating Flak Batterie

Service Data

In Service: 16 July 1900 to 16 July 1944

Production Data

Ordered:
Builder: Fijenoord Rotterdam
Construction No:
Laid down: 1898
Launched: 28 September 1898
Commissioned: 16 July 1900

Technical Data

Type: Floating Flak Batterie / Schwimmende Flakbatterien
Class:

Displacement: 3512 tons
Length: 93.3 m waterline 94.7 m overall
Beam: 14.76 m
Draft: 5.4 m
Propulsion: 2 × 3 cylinder steam engines producing up to 10000 shp
Propellers: 2
Speed: 16 knots
Range:
Crew: men and officers
Armament:
8 × 10.5 cm L/45 Flak 45
24 × 2 cm MG L/65 C/30 or C/38
Armour
Aircraft:
Electronics:
Operators: Kriegsmarine
Variants:

Other: Flak Batteries
Articles:

History



Career

16 July 1900
The Niobe floating Flak batterie is commissioned.

16 July 1944
The Niobe floating Flak batterie is sunk.

Commanders



Gallery

Niobe picture 2

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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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