1938 to 23 September 1943
17 August 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 R30 R-boat (Räumboot) was built in the 1930s by Abeking
shipyard located in Lemwerder, 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 R30 is commissioned.
The R-boat R30 becomes operational with the 2.
The R-boat R30 becomes operational with the 30.
The R-boat R30 serves with the German Mine Sweeping Administration
23 September 1943
The R-boat R30 is sunk after being attacked by Russian aircraft,
at 1250 hrs, near Kerch.
Position 45° 21N 36° 29E.
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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