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Thetis

Floating Flak Batterie




Thetis Floating Flak Batterie

Service Data

In Service: 1898 to 1947

Production Data

Ordered:
Builder: Armstrong Withworth & Co Elswick
Construction No:
Laid down: 1896
Launched: 4 January 1897
Commissioned: 1898 1 February 1941

Technical Data

Type: Floating Flak Batterie / Schwimmende Flakbatterien
Class:

Displacement: 3,858 tons
Length: 85.3 m waterline 92.85 m overall
Beam: 14.78 m
Draft: 5.38 m
Propulsion: 2 × 3 cylinder steam engines producing up to 4500 shp
Propellers:
Speed: 14 knots
Range:
Crew: men and officers
Armament:
6 × 10.5 cm L/45 Flak 45
2 × 4 cm L/56 Flak 28
14 × 2 cm MG L/65 C/30 or C/38
Armour
Aircraft:
Electronics:
Operators: Kriegsmarine
Variants:

Other: Flak Batteries
Articles:

History



Career

1898
The Thetis floating Flak batterie is commissioned.

1 February 1941
The Thetis floating Flak batterie is recommissioned.

1947
The Thetis 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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