1945 to 1945
8 March 1945
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 R269 R-boat (Räumboot) was built in the 1940s by Burmester
shipyard located in Swinemünde, Germany as a minesweeper or escort vessel for the Kriegsmarine.
And which served in the 5.
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 R269 is commissioned.
The R-boat R269 becomes operational with the 5.
The R-boat R269 serves with the German Mine Sweeping Administration
20 December 1945
The R-boat R269 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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