1941 to 1961
10 May 1941
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 R167 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 17.
during the Second World War.
And after the capitulation of the Third Reich was employed in the German Mine Sweeping Administration
(GMSA) which was controlled
by the allies.
The R-boat R167 is commissioned.
The R-boat R167 becomes operational with the 17.
The R-boat R167 serves with the German Mine Sweeping Administration
19 November 1947
The R-boat R167 is seized as a prize of war by the British.
27 July 1949
The R-boat R167 is transferred to the Danish Navy, and was
The MR167 is renamed Helgenaes
The Helgenaes is broken up on 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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