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Photographer:seaweasel [View profile]Title:KREBS M1052Added:Mar 22, 2019
Captured:March 17, 2019IMO:UnavailableHits:419
Photo Category: Museum Ships
This former minesweeper of the German Navy (Schütze - Class Type 55) is seen here preserved at Datteln/Germany. She was handed over to the local Marinekameradschaft (former German Navy servicemen) at Datteln in 1976 and is used since then for different events and meetings.
Length 47,44m beam 7,20m draught 2,20m
Tonnage : 280 tons
Engines : 2 x Mercedes-Benz (2250hp each)
Max. speed : 24 kts
Hull : wood (teakwood and mahogany)
Crew : 31 persons
Built in 1959 by shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen at Lemwerder/Germany (yard number 5227)
The vessel served as KREBS M1093 with 5. MSG at Olpenitz/Germany from 07/1959 until 01/1960. From 01/1960 until 01/1961 she was withdrawn from use due to problems with the propulsion system. She subsequently served with 1. MSG at Flensburg/Germany from 01/1961 until 10/1973 as KREBS M1052. After being laid up at Kiel for the next three years she was handed over to the Marinekameradschaft Datteln in June 1976.
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Pennant no.:M1052
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seaweasel on Mar 22, 2019 16:07 (1 month ago)
Moin Volker, unfortunately I can't answer your question concerning these engines but I think they might have been fitted to other vessels ? I'm glad you like the pic, many thanks for your comment my friend.

Best wishes to you and Hannelore and enjoy the weekend as well.

Cheers, Hans
volker1948 on Mar 22, 2019 15:10 (1 month ago)
Moin Hans my friend.Nice shot and a good description.Are the Mercedes engines still onboard?! We wish you and Renate a wonderful weekend. Cheers,Volker.
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