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Goya

Troop Ship




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Builder: Akers Mekanika Verksted, Oslo
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Type: Troop Ship/Transport
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Displacement: 5,230
Length: 145 m
Beam: 17.4 m
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Speed: 18 knots
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Crew: men and officers
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Operators: Kriegsmarine
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Other: Troop Ships
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History



Career

1940
The troop ship Goya is used as a target ship.

1945
The troop ship Goya is used in Operation Hannibal to transport 6,100 German soldiers and civilians from East Prussia to western Germany.

16 April 1945
The troop ship Goya is sunk by Russian submarine L-3, 6,000 people drown in the icy waters In total, only 183 passengers were saved from the water by M 256 and M 328

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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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