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Oldenburg

Minelayer




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Service Data

In Service: 22 Febraury 1934 to 1 April 1952

Production Data

Ordered:
Builder: Cantieri del Tireno Riva Trigosa
Construction No:
Laid down: 1933
Launched: 8 May 1934
Commissioned: 22 Febraury 1934

Technical Data

Type: Minelayer / Minenleger
Class:

Displacement: 1,141 tons
Length: waterline 66.12 m overall
Beam: 10.05 m
Draft: 4.2 m
Propulsion:
Propellers:
Speed: 7 knots
Range:
Crew: men and officers
Armament:
2 × 3.7 cm L/83 SK C/30
14 × 2 cm MG L/65 C/30
136 to 145 mines
Armour
Aircraft:
Electronics:
Operators: Kriegsmarine
Variants:

Other: Minelayers
Articles:

History



Career

22 Febraury 1934
The Garigliano is commissioned. as an Italian water tanker with minelaying equipment.

13 September 1943
The Garigliano is damaged at Maddalena.

13 September 1943
The Garigliano is taken over by Germany as F 844.

25 November 1943
The Garigliano is renamed Dwarsläufer and commissioned.

February 1944
The minelayer Dwarsläufer is renamed Oldenburg.

12 May 1944
The minelayer Oldenburg is attacked by aircraft and sustains a direct hit resulting in an engine room fire.

November 1944
The minelayer Oldenburg is repaired.

25 April 1945
The minelayer Oldenburg is scuttled at Genoa by her crew.

1946
The minelayer Oldenburg is raised and returns to Italian active service as Garigliano.

1 April 1952
The minelayer Garigliano 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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