1944 to 1945
21 October 1944
1937-43 Type R-boat/Räumboot
150 tons standard 155 tons full load
2 × MWM 6 × cylinder 4 stroke
diesel engines producing up to 2,155 ehp
2 × Voith-Schneider
900 nautical miles at 15 knots
41 men and officers
1 × 3.7 cm L/83 SK C/30 later
carried 1000 rounds
2 × 2 cm MG L/65 C/30
carried 2000 rounds
The R148 R-boat (Räumboot) was built in the 1940s by Abeking
shipyard located in Lemwerder, Germany as a minesweeper or escort vessel for the Kriegsmarine.
And which served in the 9.
during the Second World War.
And after the surrender of Germany was employed in the German Mine Sweeping Administration
(GMSA) which was controlled
by the allies.
The R-boat R148 is commissioned.
The R-boat R148 becomes operational with the 9.
The R-boat R148 serves with the German Mine Sweeping Administration
The R-boat R148 is seized as a prize of war by the USA.
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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