1938 to 1945
8 July 1938
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 1,836 ehp
2 × Voith-Schneider
1,100 nautical miles at 15 knots
20 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 R25 R-boat (Räumboot) was built in the 1930s by Schlichting-Werft
shipyard located in Travemünde, Germany as a minesweeper or escort vessel for the Kriegsmarine.
And which served in the 2.
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 R25 is commissioned.
The R-boat R25 becomes operational with the 2.
The R-boat R25 serves with the German Mine Sweeping Administration
30 June 1946
The R-boat R25 is seized as a prize of war by the Russians.
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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