Ship ClassM-class Light Cruiser
Builder NameKriegsmarinewerft
Yard Number607
Slip/Drydock NumberII
Ordered1 Dec 1941
Projected Keel Laying1 Jun 1944
Projected Launch1 Dec 1945
Projected Completion1 Dec 1946
Displacement8,500 tons standard
Length600 feet
Beam56 feet
Draft18 feet
Speed35 knots
Range8,000nm at 19 knots
Armament4x2x15cm guns, 2x2x8.8cm anti-aicraft guns, 4x2x3.7cm anti-aicraft guns, 4x2cm anti-aicraft guns, 8x53cm torpedo tubes, 60 mines
Armor50mm belt, 20mm deck, 20-35mm turret roof, 80mm turret face, 25mm turret sides, 50mm conning tower roof, 100mm conning tower sides
Aircraft2x Arado 196 seaplanes
Catapult1Aircraft2x Arado 196 seaplanes


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

ww2dbaseP was one of the 6 M1-class light cruisers that the German Navy planned but never built. Like her five sisters, she was intended to be used as a fast merchant raider. No work ever started on her.

ww2dbaseSource: Wikipedia

Last Major Revision: Jul 2020

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