Service: Ordered: Builder: Deutsche
in Hamburg-Finkenwerder Construction No:
down: Launched: Commissioned:
29 March 1939
Fleet tender / Begleitschiffe Class: Displacement:
3,866 tons Length:
waterline overall 121.1 m Beam:
5.7 m Propulsion:
AEG - geared turbines with 6750
19.5 knots Range:
nautical miles at 13 knots Crew:
men and officers 229 plus six to seven
U-boat crews Armament:
4 × 3.7 cm L/83 SK C/30
6 × 2 cm MG L/65 C/30
carried 12000 rounds Armour
Aircraft: Electronics: Operators:
Variants: Other: Fleet tenders
The Erwin Waßner was a U-boat fleet tender (U-Boot-Begleitschiff)
which was named after the famous world war one U-boat commander Erwin
The Erwin Waßner was used by Karl
and their staff as a base of operations their home port was
Kiel, The Erwin Waßnerwas destroyed on the 24 July 1944 by British RAF.
The Erwin Waßner is commissioned. 24 July 1944
The Erwin Waßnerwas destroyed by British RAF.
Takes command on 29 March 1939
Ends command on October 1939
Takes command on October 1939
Ends command on 24 July 1944
Warships, 1815-1945: Major Surface Vessels.
Warships, 1815-1945: U-boats and Mine Warfare Vessels.
German warships of the Second World War.
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