1941 to 1948
1 October 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 R175 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 10.
during World War II.
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 R175 is commissioned.
The R-boat R175 becomes operational with the 10.
The R-boat R175 becomes operational with the 17.
The R-boat R175 serves with the German Mine Sweeping Administration
19 November 1947
The R-boat R175 is seized as a prize of war by the Danish.
The R-boat R175 is renamed MR175 however, this vessel was
The MR175 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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