1943 to 25 August 1944
17 July 1943
1937-43 Type R-boat/Räumboot
110 tons standard 128 tons full load
2 × MWM RS 127 Su 6 × cylinder
4 stroke diesel engines producing up to 1,836 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 R205 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 3.
during the Second World War.
The R-boat R205 is commissioned.
The R-boat R205 becomes operational with the 3.
1 October 1943
The R-boat R205 is sunk after hitting a mine, in the Irben
Straits, north-west of Domesnaes resulting in three crew casualties.
The R-boat R205 is refloated and repaired and recommissioned.
25 August 1944
The R-boat R205 is sunk cause unknown, at Constanta.
Position 44° 10N 28° 41E.
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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