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Ship ClassM-class Minesweeper
BuilderL├╝becker Flenderwerke AG
Yard Number258
Ordered3 Mar 1937
Laid Down10 Sep 1938
Launched6 Sep 1939
Commissioned18 Apr 1940


ww2dbaseGerman minesweeper M21 was completed in Apr 1940. She was surrendered to the Allies at the end of the war, and was transferred to France in Oct 1947.

Last Major Revision: Jun 2019

M21 Operational Timeline

31 Oct 1940 Comandante Fa├á di Bruno departed Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France at 2000 hours, starting her fourth war patrol. She was escorted out of the port by German minesweepers M9 and M21.
18 Feb 1941 Maggiore Baracca arrived at Pauillac, France at 1303 hours, ending her third war patrol. She was escorted into port by German minesweepers M6, M9, and M21 and German auxiliary cruiser Sperrbrecher 16.

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