Ship ClassM-class Minesweeper
BuilderOderwerke AG
Yard Number805
Ordered3 Mar 1937
Laid Down3 Oct 1938
Launched28 Oct 1939
Commissioned8 May 1940
Sunk20 Mar 1945


ww2dbaseGerman minesweeper M19 was completed in May 1940. She was lost at Kiel, Germany in Mar 1945.

Last Major Revision: Jun 2019

M19 Operational Timeline

20 Mar 1945 M19 was sunk during an Allied air raid on Kiel, Germany.

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