Brummer file photo [1192]

Brummer

CountryGermany
Ordered24 Aug 1934
Laid Down27 Dec 1934
Launched29 May 1935
Commissioned8 Feb 1936
Sunk1 May 1945
Displacement1,924 tons standard

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ww2dbaseOlav Tryggvason, a 1924-ton minelayer, was built at Horton, Norway. Launched in 1932 and completed in 1934, she served as a cadet training ship and minelayer. Captured during the German invasion in April 1940, she was employed by the German Navy under the names Albatros (1940-41) and Brummer (1941-45) during the rest of World War II. She was scuttled at Kiel, Germany, in May 1945 after being badly damaged by bombs.

ww2dbaseSource: Naval Historical Center

Last Major Revision: Jan 2005

Brummer Operational Timeline

1 Jan 1934 Brummer was commissioned into service.

Photographs

Brummer operating off Norway, photo 1 of 2Brummer operating off Norway, photo 2 of 2




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1. -JEFF ROBINSON says:
3 Feb 2013 03:51:44 AM

WHY DON'T YOU HAVE ANYTHING ABOUT THE RAUBVOGEL AND RAUBTIER KLASSES OF TORPEDO BOATS?THEY SEEMED TO HAVE SURVIVED QUITE A ALOT OF ACTION AND WERE THE ONLY SIGNICANT(?)CHALLENGE TO THE OVERLORD LANDINGS AT NORMANDY THAT THE KRIEGSMARINE SURFACE FLEET MOUNTED.

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