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K1

CountryGermany
Ship ClassK1-class Gunboat
Planned BuilderH. C. Stülcken Sohn
Planned Yard Number747
Ordered11 Nov 1938
Projected Keel Laying22 Apr 1940
Projected Launch23 Apr 1941
Projected Completion20 May 1941
Displacement1,390 tons standard; 1,890 tons full
Length271 feet
Beam37 feet
Draft11 feet
MachineryTwo 4-cylinder triple expansion diesel engines, 2 shafts
Bunkerage176t fuel oil
Power Output4,600 shaft horsepower
Speed18 knots
Range3,000nm at 12 knots
Armament2x2x10.5cm L/65 guns, 2x3.7cm L/83 anti-aircraft guns, 4x heavy machine guns
Canceled19 Sep 1939
Watertight Compartments11
Boats2

Contributor:

This article refers to a planned ship that was not actually built.

ww2dbaseK1 was a planned German Navy gunboat that was ordered in Nov 1938 and was supposed to enter service in mid 1941. 19 days after the start of the European War, prior to the keel laying, change in production priorities led to the entire class of four gunboats being canceled.

ww2dbaseSource: Wikipedia

Last Major Revision: Aug 2022

K1 Operational Timeline

11 Nov 1938 The construction for gunboat K1 was issued at the cost of 6,000,000 Reichsmarks.
19 Sep 1939 The order for gunboat K1 was canceled prior to keel laying.




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