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T6

Torpedo Boat




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Service Data

In Service: 30 April 1940 to 7 November 1940

Production Data

Ordered:
Builder: Deschimag, Bremen
Construction No: 935
Laid down: 9 January 1937
Launched: 16 December 1937
Commissioned: 30 April 1940

Technical Data

Type: Torpedo boat
Class: T1 Class

Displacement: 844 tons standard. 1,088 tons full load
Length: 84.3 m
Beam: 8.62 m
Draft: 2.94 m
Propulsion: 2 × shaft geared Wagner geared turbines producing up to 28,200 shp
Propellers: 2
Speed: 35 knots
Range: 1,070 nautical miles at 19 knots
Crew: 119 men and officers
Armament:
1 × 10.5 cm L/45 Tbts C/32
carried 600 rounds
12 × 2 cm MG L/65 C/39
carried 2000 rounds
6 × 53.3 cm torpedo tubes
carried 6 rounds
30 mines
Armour
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Operators: Kriegsmarine
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Other: Torpedo boats
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History



Career

30 April 1940
The T6 is commissioned.

7 November 1940
The T6 is sunk by a mine. 48 crew lost. Position 57° 08N 01° 58W.

Commanders

Sorry No Image AvailableRalf Raimar Wolfram
Takes command on April 1940
Ends command on November 1940


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Sources

German Warships, 1815-1945: Major Surface Vessels.
ISBN-10: 0851775330

German Warships, 1815-1945: U-boats and Mine Warfare Vessels.
ISBN-10: 155750301X

German warships of the Second World War.
ISBN-10: 0668040378

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