Kondor

CountryGermany
Ship Class1923-class Motor Torpedo Boat
Hull NumberKO
BuilderKriegsmarinewerft
Yard Number106
Slip/Drydock NumberDrydock III
Ordered6 Apr 1925
Laid Down17 Nov 1925
Launched22 Sep 1926
Commissioned15 Jul 1928

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Kondor Operational Timeline

7 Aug 1940 Jaguar, Kondor, Falke, T2, T7, and T8 began escorting minelayers in the southwestern North Sea.
8 Aug 1940 Jaguar, Kondor, Falke, T2, T7, and T8 completed escorting minelayers in the southwestern North Sea.
14 Aug 1940 Jaguar, Kondor, Falke, T2, T7, and T8 began escorting minelayers in the southwestern North Sea.
15 Aug 1940 Jaguar, Kondor, Falke, T2, T7, and T8 completed escorting minelayers in the southwestern North Sea.
31 Aug 1940 Jaguar, Kondor, Falke, T2, T7, and T8 began escorting minelayers in the southwestern North Sea.
2 Sep 1940 Jaguar, Kondor, Falke, T2, T7, and T8 completed escorting minelayers in the southwestern North Sea.
6 Sep 1940 Jaguar, Kondor, Falke, T2, T7, and T8 began escorting minelayers in the southwestern North Sea.
7 Sep 1940 Jaguar, Kondor, Falke, T2, T7, and T8 completed escorting minelayers in the southwestern North Sea.
21 Mar 1944 Torpedo boats Jaguar, Möwe, Greif, Kondor, T27, and T29 began to lay mines off Le Havre and Fécamp, France.
22 Mar 1944 Torpedo boats Jaguar, Möwe, Greif, Kondor, T27, and T29 completed laying mines off Le Havre and Fécamp, France.
23 May 1944 Torpedo boats Jaguar, Möwe, Greif, Kondor, T27, and T29 departed Cherbourg for Le Havre, France.
24 May 1944 While sailing from Cherbourg to Le Havre, France, torpedo boats Greif, Möwe, Falke, Kondor and Jaguar were attacked by Allied aircraft early in the day. Greif was struck by two bombs and lost all power at about 0600 hours. Without power, she drifted and collided with Falke (causing little damage). Möwe attempted to tow Greif, but failed to save her as Greif sank at 0632 hours.




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