1940 to 1951
2 August 1940
1937-43 Type R-boat/Räumboot
110 tons standard 126 tons full load
2 × MWM RS 127 Su 6 × cylinder
4 stroke diesel engines producing up to 1,800 ehp
2 × Voith-Schneider
1,100 nautical miles at 15 knots
31 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 R152 R-boat (Räumboot) was built in the 1940s by Burmester
shipyard located in Burg-Lesum, Germany as a minesweeper or escort vessel for the Kriegsmarine.
And which served in the 7.
during World War II.
And after the surrender of Germany was employed in the German Mine Sweeping Administration
(GMSA) which was controlled
by the allies.
The R-boat R152 is commissioned.
The R-boat R152 becomes operational with the 7.
The R-boat R152 serves with the German Mine Sweeping Administration
1 December 1945
The R-boat R152 is seized as a prize of war by the Danish.
R-boat R152 is renamed MR152.
The MR152 is broken up and scrapped.
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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