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Brummer

Minelayer




Brummer Minelayer

Service Data

In Service: 11 April 1940 to 1945

Production Data

Ordered:
Builder: Marinen Hovedverft Horten
Construction No:
Laid down:
Launched: 21 december 1932
Commissioned: 11 April 1940

Technical Data

Type: Minelayer / Minenleger
Class:

Displacement: 1,860 tons
Length: waterline 97.3 m overall
Beam: 11.45 m
Draft: 4.03 m
Propulsion:
Propellers:
Speed: 22 knots
Range:
Crew: men and officers
Armament:
3 × 10.5 cm L/45
2 × 3.7 cm L/83 SK C/30
10 × 2 cm MG L/65 C/30
280 mines
Armour
Aircraft:
Electronics:
Operators: Kriegsmarine
Variants:

Other: Minelayers
Articles:
I commanded the captured City of Flint

History



Career

21 June 1934
The Norwegian minelayer Olav Tryggvason is commissioned.

9 April 1940
The Norwegian minelayer Olav Tryggvason is captured.

11 April 1940
The Norwegian minelayer Olav Tryggvason is renamed Albatross and commissioned.

16 May 1940
The minelayer Albatross is renamed Brummer (II).

3 April 1945
The minelayer Brummer is severly damaged in an American air raid.

1945
The minelayer Brummer is broken up, and scrapped.

Commanders



Gallery

Brummer Minelayer picture 2
Brummer Minelayer picture 3
Brummer Minelayer picture 4

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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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