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Hermann Köhl

Ship ClassHans Albrecht Wedel-class Seaplane Tender
Hull NumberK63
BuilderF. Schichau Königsburg
Yard Number1527
Laid Down19 Mar 1942
Displacement1,215 tons standard; 1,375 tons full
Length275 feet
Beam35 feet
Draft12 feet
MachineryFour 12-cyl MAN diesel engines, two shafts
Bunkerage120t fuel oil, 20t aviation fuel
Power Output8,800 SHP
Speed22 knots
Range4,100nm at 16 knots
Armament?x2cm Flak 38 anti-aircraft guns
Aircraft Crane1


ww2dbaseHermann Köhl was the third of the Hans Albrecht Wedel-class seaplane tenders. She was laid down by the F. Schichau yard in Königsburg, Germany, but she was never completed before the project was cancelled in 1944.

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19 Mar 1942 The keel of seaplane tender Hermann Köhl was laid down by the F. Schichau yard in Königsburg, Germany.

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