1935 to 10 April 1940
26 October 1935
1934 Type R-boat/Räumboot
tons standard 128 tons full load
2 × MAN 8 × cylinder 4 stroke
diesel engines producing up to 1,836 ehp
2 × Voith-Schneider
900 nautical miles at 15 knots
17 men and officers
2 × 2 cm MG L/65 C/30
carried 2000 rounds
The R17 R-boat (Räumboot) was built in the 1930s by Schlichting-Werft
shipyard located in Travemünde, Germany as a minesweeper or escort vessel for the Kriegsmarine.
And which served in the 1.
during World War II.
The R-boat R17 is commissioned.
The R-boat R17 becomes operational with the 1.
10 April 1940
The R-boat R17 is engaged by the Norwegian minelayer Olaf
Tryggvason, and then the resulting battle was sunk.
Position 59° 25N 10° 29E.
German Warships, 1815-1945: Major Surface Vessels.
German Warships, 1815-1945: U-boats and Mine Warfare Vessels.
German warships of the Second World War.
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