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K1-class Gunboat

CountryGermany
Ships in Class4
BuildersH. C. Stülcken Sohn: 4
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
Watertight Compartments11
Boats2

Contributor:

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

This article refers to the entire K1-class; it is not about an individual vessel.

ww2dbaseThe K1-class was a planned group of 4 gunboats designed by the German Navy. The order for construction was issued in Nov 1938, and they were planned to enter service between late 1941 an early 1942. The outbreak of the European War in Sep 1939 and the resulting change in production priorities led to all four being canceled in mid-Sep 1939.

ww2dbaseSource: Wikipedia

Last Major Revision: Aug 2022

K1-class Gunboat Operational Timeline

11 Nov 1938 The construction for gunboat K1 was issued at the cost of 6,000,000 Reichsmarks.
11 Nov 1938 The construction for gunboat K4 was issued at the cost of 6,000,000 Reichsmarks.
11 Nov 1938 The construction for gunboat K2 was issued at the cost of 6,000,000 Reichsmarks.
11 Nov 1938 The construction for gunboat K3 was issued at the cost of 6,000,000 Reichsmarks.
19 Sep 1939 The order for gunboat K4 was canceled prior to keel laying.
19 Sep 1939 The order for gunboat K1 was canceled prior to keel laying.
19 Sep 1939 The order for gunboat K2 was canceled prior to keel laying.
19 Sep 1939 The order for gunboat K3 was canceled prior to keel laying.




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