1944 to 1961
14 March 1944
1937-43 Type R-boat/Räumboot
140 tons standard 148 tons full load
2 × MWM RS 127 Su 6 × cylinder
4 stroke diesel engines producing up to 2,550 ehp
2 × Voith-Schneider
1,000 nautical miles at 15 knots
40 men and officers
1 × 3.7 cm L/83 SK C/30
carried 1000 rounds
6 × 2 cm MG L/65 C/30
carried 2000 rounds
The R230 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 14.
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 R230 is commissioned.
The R-boat R230 becomes operational with the 14.
The R-boat R230 serves with the German Mine Sweeping Administration
3 September 1945
The R-boat R230 is seized as a prize of war by the Danish.
The R-boat R230 is renamed MR230.
The MR230 is renamed Stignaes.
The Stignaes 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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