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Sunday, May 1st 2011, 10:18pm

Deutsches Kriegsmarine - Training Ships

Repository for data relating to vessels used for training, exercises, etc

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Monday, May 2nd 2011, 2:37am

Brummer class Artillerie-schuleschiffe (Artillery School Ship)

Dusseldorf, German Training Cruiser laid down 1939

Dedicated training cruisers with secondary minelaying capacity. In wartime, if they were to be primarily tasked with combat service instead of training duties, the training spaces in the aft superstructure would be cleared and the weight saved could be used for additional mine stowage.

Displacement: 4,803 t light; 5,113 t standard; 5,547 t normal; 5,895 t full load

Dimensions: Length (overall / waterline) x beam x draught (normal/deep)

541.47 ft / 524.93 ft x 54.13 ft x 13.94 / 14.58 ft [165.04 m / 160.00 m x 16.50 m x 4.25 / 4.44 m]

Armament:

9 - 5.91" / 150 mm 60.0 cal guns - 100.31lbs / 45.50kg shells, 180 per gun Breech loading guns in turret on barbette mounts, 1928 Model 3 x Triple mounts on centreline ends, majority forward, 1 raised mount - superfiring
10 - 4.13" / 105 mm 65.0 cal guns - 39.16lbs / 17.76kg shells, 400 per gun Dual purpose guns in deck mounts, 1929 Model, 4 x Twin mounts on sides, evenly spread, 1 x Twin mount on centreline aft, 1 raised mount
16 - 1.46" / 37.0 mm 63.0 cal guns - 1.71lbs / 0.77kg shells, 1,000 per gun, Anti-air guns in deck mounts, 1928 Model, 8 x Twin mounts on sides, evenly spread, 4 raised mounts
20 - 0.79" / 20.0 mm 83.0 cal guns - 0.28lbs / 0.13kg shells, 2,000 per gun, Machine guns in deck mounts, 1929 Model 8 x Twin mounts on sides, evenly spread, 8 raised mounts, 2 x Twin mounts on centreline ends, evenly spread, 2 double raised mounts
Weight of broadside 1,327 lbs / 602 kg

Main Torpedoes

8 - 21.0" / 533 mm, 22.97 ft / 7.00 m torpedoes - 1.548 t each, 12.386 t total, In 2 sets of deck mounted side rotating tubes

Mines

60 - 2,204.62 lbs / 1,000.00 kg mines - 59.052 t total, in Above water - Stern racks/rails

Armour:

Belts: Width (max) Length (avg) Height (avg)
Main: 3.94" / 100 mm 319.88 ft / 97.50 m 8.83 ft / 2.69 m
Ends: Unarmoured
Main Belt covers 94 % of normal length

Gun armour: Face (max) Other gunhouse (avg) Barbette/hoist (max)
Main: 4.72" / 120 mm 2.76" / 70 mm 4.72" / 120 mm
2nd: 1.18" / 30 mm 0.79" / 20 mm -
3rd: 0.79" / 20 mm 0.39" / 10 mm -
4th: 0.39" / 10 mm - -

Armoured deck - multiple decks: Forw and Aft decks: 1.57" / 40 mm

Conning towers: Forward 4.72" / 120 mm, Aft 0.00" / 0 mm

Machinery:

Oil fired boilers, steam turbines, Geared drive, 2 shafts, 29,406 shp / 21,937 Kw = 27.00 kts
Range 8,000nm at 12.00 kts
Bunker at max displacement = 782 tons

Complement: 320 - 417

Cost: £2.480 million / $9.918 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:
Armament: 508 tons, 9.2 %
- Guns: 410 tons, 7.4 %
- Weapons: 99 tons, 1.8 %
Armour: 1,249 tons, 22.5 %
- Belts: 463 tons, 8.3 %
- Armament: 295 tons, 5.3 %
- Armour Deck: 459 tons, 8.3 %
- Conning Tower: 32 tons, 0.6 %
Machinery: 805 tons, 14.5 %
Hull, fittings & equipment: 2,011 tons, 36.2 %
Fuel, ammunition & stores: 744 tons, 13.4 %
Miscellaneous weights: 230 tons, 4.1 %
- On freeboard deck: 200 tons
- Above deck: 30 tons

Overall survivability and seakeeping ability:

Survivability (Non-critical penetrating hits needed to sink ship):
8,369 lbs / 3,796 Kg = 81.3 x 5.9 " / 150 mm shells or 1.5 torpedoes
Stability (Unstable if below 1.00): 1.15
Metacentric height 2.6 ft / 0.8 m
Roll period: 14.2 seconds
Steadiness - As gun platform (Average = 50 %): 57 %
- Recoil effect (Restricted arc if above 1.00): 0.39
Seaboat quality (Average = 1.00): 1.14

Hull form characteristics:

Hull has a flush deck, a normal bow and small transom stern
Block coefficient (normal/deep): 0.490 / 0.498
Length to Beam Ratio: 9.70 : 1
'Natural speed' for length: 24.63 kts
Power going to wave formation at top speed: 49 %
Trim (Max stability = 0, Max steadiness = 100): 50
Bow angle (Positive = bow angles forward): 30.00 degrees
Stern overhang: 3.28 ft / 1.00 m
Freeboard (% = length of deck as a percentage of waterline length):
Fore end, Aft end
- Forecastle: 20.00 %, 22.97 ft / 7.00 m, 16.40 ft / 5.00 m
- Forward deck: 30.00 %, 16.40 ft / 5.00 m, 13.12 ft / 4.00 m
- Aft deck: 35.00 %, 13.12 ft / 4.00 m, 13.12 ft / 4.00 m
- Quarter deck: 15.00 %, 13.12 ft / 4.00 m, 13.12 ft / 4.00 m
- Average freeboard: 14.80 ft / 4.51 m
Ship tends to be wet forward

Ship space, strength and comments:

Space - Hull below water (magazines/engines, low = better): 75.5 %
- Above water (accommodation/working, high = better): 154.0 %
Waterplane Area: 19,210 Square feet or 1,785 Square metres
Displacement factor (Displacement / loading): 120 %
Structure weight / hull surface area: 82 lbs/sq ft or 399 Kg/sq metre
Hull strength (Relative):
- Cross-sectional: 0.90
- Longitudinal: 0.90
- Overall: 0.90
Caution: Hull subject to strain in open-sea
Excellent machinery, storage, compartmentation space
Excellent accommodation and workspace room



Brummer (laid down as Dusseldorf) - Laid down 15 Jul 1939, Launched 12 Dec 1939, Completed 10 Jan 1941
Bremse (laid down as Berlin) - Laid down 15 Jul 1939, Launched 12 Dec 1939, Completed 10 Jan 1941


Resim to SS2.1

Brummer, German Artillery School Ship laid down 1939

Displacement: 4,803 t light; 5,060 t standard; 5,547 t normal; 5,937 t full load

Dimensions: Length overall / water x beam x draught

541.47 ft / 524.93 ft x 54.13 ft x 13.94 ft (normal load) [165.04 m / 160.00 m x 16.50 m x 4.25 m]

Armament:

9 - 5.91" / 150 mm guns (3x3 guns), 102.98lbs / 46.71kg shells, 1928 Model Breech loading guns in turrets (on barbettes) on centreline ends, majority forward, 1 raised mount - superfiring
2 - 4.13" / 105 mm guns (1x2 guns), 39.15lbs / 17.76kg shells, 1929 Model Dual purpose guns in deck mount on centreline aft, all raised guns - superfiring
8 - 4.13" / 105 mm guns (4x2 guns), 39.15lbs / 17.76kg shells, 1929 Model Dual purpose guns in deck mounts on side, evenly spread
16 - 1.46" / 37.0 mm guns (8x2 guns), 1.55lbs / 0.70kg shells, 1928 Model Anti-aircraft guns in deck mounts on side, evenly spread, 4 raised mounts
20 - 0.79" / 20.0 mm guns (10x2 guns), 0.24lbs / 0.11kg shells, 1928 Model Anti-aircraft guns in deck mounts on side, evenly spread, 2 raised mounts
Weight of broadside 1,348 lbs / 611 kg
Shells per gun, main battery: 180
8 - 21.0" / 533 mm above water torpedoes

Armour:

Belts: Width (max) Length (avg) Height (avg)
Main: 3.94" / 100 mm 319.88 ft / 97.50 m 8.83 ft / 2.69 m
Ends: Unarmoured
Main Belt covers 94 % of normal length

Gun armour: Face (max) Other gunhouse (avg) Barbette/hoist (max)
Main: 4.72" / 120 mm 2.76" / 70 mm 4.72" / 120 mm
2nd: 1.18" / 30 mm 0.79" / 20 mm -
3rd: 1.18" / 30 mm 0.79" / 20 mm -
4th: 0.79" / 20 mm 0.39" / 10 mm -
5th: 0.39" / 10 mm - -

Armour deck: 1.57" / 40 mm, Conning tower: 4.72" / 120 mm

Machinery: Oil fired boilers, steam turbines, Geared drive, 2 shafts, 27,825 shp / 20,757 Kw = 27.00 kts
Range 9,675nm at 12.00 kts
Bunker at max displacement = 876 tons

Complement: 320 - 417

Cost: £2.391 million / $9.565 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:

Armament: 164 tons, 3.0 %
Armour: 1,368 tons, 24.7 %
- Belts: 468 tons, 8.4 %
- Torpedo bulkhead: 0 tons, 0.0 %
- Armament: 300 tons, 5.4 %
- Armour Deck: 568 tons, 10.2 %
- Conning Tower: 32 tons, 0.6 %
Machinery: 753 tons, 13.6 %
Hull, fittings & equipment: 2,288 tons, 41.2 %
Fuel, ammunition & stores: 744 tons, 13.4 %
Miscellaneous weights: 230 tons, 4.1 %

Overall survivability and seakeeping ability:

Survivability (Non-critical penetrating hits needed to sink ship): 9,284 lbs / 4,211 Kg = 90.2 x 5.9 " / 150 mm shells or 1.9 torpedoes
Stability (Unstable if below 1.00): 1.21
Metacentric height 2.8 ft / 0.9 m
Roll period: 13.5 seconds
Steadiness - As gun platform (Average = 50 %): 58 %
- Recoil effect (Restricted arc if above 1.00): 0.36
Seaboat quality (Average = 1.00): 1.16

Hull form characteristics:

Hull has rise forward of midbreak and transom stern
Block coefficient: 0.490
Length to Beam Ratio: 9.70: 1
'Natural speed' for length: 26.24 kts
Power going to wave formation at top speed: 49 %
Trim (Max stability = 0, Max steadiness = 100): 50
Bow angle (Positive = bow angles forward): 30.00 degrees
Stern overhang: 3.28 ft / 1.00 m
Freeboard (% = measuring location as a percentage of overall length):
- Stem: 22.97 ft / 7.00 m
- Forecastle (20 %): 17.13 ft / 5.22 m
- Mid (30 %): 17.13 ft / 5.22 m (13.12 ft / 4.00 m aft of break)
- Quarterdeck (15 %): 13.12 ft / 4.00 m
- Stern: 13.12 ft / 4.00 m
- Average freeboard: 14.79 ft / 4.51 m
Ship tends to be wet forward

Ship space, strength and comments:

Space - Hull below water (magazines/engines, low = better): 72.8 %
- Above water (accommodation/working, high = better): 128.6 %
Waterplane Area: 19,508 Square feet or 1,812 Square metres
Displacement factor (Displacement / loading): 126 %
Structure weight / hull surface area: 83 lbs/sq ft or 407 Kg/sq metre
Hull strength (Relative):
- Cross-sectional: 0.93
- Longitudinal: 0.94
- Overall: 0.93
Caution: Hull subject to strain in open-sea
Hull space for machinery, storage, compartmentation is excellent
Room for accommodation and workspaces is excellent

This post has been edited 2 times, last edit by "BruceDuncan" (Nov 19th 2011, 6:54pm)


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Monday, May 2nd 2011, 3:10am

Seeadler class Segelschulschiffe (Sail Training Ship)

Seeadler Sail Training Ship laid down 1940

Displacement: 985 t light; 1,022 t standard; 1,820 t normal; 2,458 t full load

Dimensions: Length overall / water x beam x draught
257.37 ft / 232.94 ft x 39.07 ft x 17.49 ft (normal load) [78.45 m / 71.00 m x 11.91 m x 5.33 m]

Armament:

4 - 0.79" / 20.0 mm guns in single mounts, 0.24lbs / 0.11kg shells, 1940 Model Machine guns in deck mounts on centreline ends, evenly spread
Weight of broadside 1 lbs / 0 kg
Shells per gun, main battery: 2,000

Machinery:

Diesel Internal combustion motors, Geared drive, 1 shaft, 510 shp / 381 Kw = 10.00 kts
Range 50,000nm at 10.00 kts
Bunker at max displacement = 1,436 tons

Complement: 139 - 181

Cost: £0.219 million / $0.875 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:

Armament: 0 tons, 0.0 %
Machinery: 14 tons, 0.7 %
Hull, fittings & equipment: 621 tons, 34.1 %
Fuel, ammunition & stores: 835 tons, 45.9 %
Miscellaneous weights: 350 tons, 19.2 %

Overall survivability and seakeeping ability:

Survivability (Non-critical penetrating hits needed to sink ship): 7,862 lbs / 3,566 Kg = 32,208.1 x 0.8 " / 20 mm shells or 4.1 torpedoes
Stability (Unstable if below 1.00): 1.13
Metacentric height 1.5 ft / 0.5 m
Roll period: 13.2 seconds
Steadiness: As gun platform (Average = 50 %): 70 %; Recoil effect (Restricted arc if above 1.00): 0.00
Seaboat quality (Average = 1.00): 2.00

Hull form characteristics:

Hull has raised forecastle, raised quarterdeck
Block coefficient: 0.400
Length to Beam Ratio: 5.96 : 1
'Natural speed' for length: 15.26 kts
Power going to wave formation at top speed: 24 %
Trim (Max stability = 0, Max steadiness = 100): 35
Bow angle (Positive = bow angles forward): 30.00 degrees
Stern overhang: 10.00 ft / 3.05 m
Freeboard (% = measuring location as a percentage of overall length):
- Stem: 25.00 ft / 7.62 m
- Forecastle (20 %): 20.00 ft / 6.10 m (13.00 ft / 3.96 m aft of break)
- Mid (50 %): 12.00 ft / 3.66 m
- Quarterdeck (25 %): 20.00 ft / 6.10 m (13.00 ft / 3.96 m before break)
- Stern: 22.00 ft / 6.71 m
- Average freeboard: 16.53 ft / 5.04 m

Ship space, strength and comments:

Space
- Hull below water (magazines/engines, low = better): 25.1 %
- Above water (accommodation/working, high = better): 90.8 %

Waterplane Area: 5,299 Square feet or 492 Square metres
Displacement factor (Displacement / loading): 481 %
Structure weight / hull surface area: 54 lbs/sq ft or 265 Kg/sq metre

Hull strength (Relative):
- Cross-sectional: 0.95
- Longitudinal: 7.90
- Overall: 1.17

Hull space for machinery, storage, compartmentation is excellent
Room for accommodation and workspaces is adequate
Ship has slow, easy roll, a good, steady gun platform
Excellent seaboat, comfortable, can fire her guns in the heaviest weather

Seeadler - Laid down 15 Jan 1940; Launched 14 May 1940; completed 28 Dec 1940

Nautilus - Laid down 22 Jan 1940; Launched 21 May 1940; completed 4 Jan 1941



My thanks to Brockpaine for his permission to use his sim of the Gorch Fock

This post has been edited 2 times, last edit by "BruceDuncan" (May 2nd 2011, 3:18am)


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Wednesday, August 16th 2017, 1:22pm

Roon class Cadet Training Ship

Roon, German School Training Ship laid down 1948

Displacement: 1,440 t light; 1,509 t standard; 1,802 t normal; 2,036 t full load

Dimensions: Length overall / water x beam x draught

338.58 ft / 328.08 ft x 37.73 ft x 10.50 ft (normal load) [103.20 m / 100.00 m x 11.50 m x 3.20 m]

Armament:

4 - 5.04" / 128 mm guns (2x2 guns), 63.99lbs / 29.03kg shells, 1948 Model Dual purpose guns in deck mounts with hoists on centreline ends, evenly spread
4 - 2.17" / 55.0 mm guns (2x2 guns), 5.08lbs / 2.30kg shells, 1948 Model Anti-aircraft guns in deck mounts on centreline ends, evenly spread, all raised mounts
4 - 1.46" / 37.0 mm guns (2x2 guns), 1.55lbs / 0.70kg shells, 1948 Model Anti-aircraft guns in deck mounts on side, evenly spread
4 - 0.79" / 20.0 mm guns in single mounts, 0.24lbs / 0.11kg shells, 1948 Model Anti-aircraft guns in deck mounts on side, evenly spread
Weight of broadside 283 lbs / 129 kg
Shells per gun, main battery: 200

Armour:

Gun armour: Face (max) Other gunhouse (avg) Barbette/hoist (max)
Main: 0.98" / 25 mm 0.59" / 15 mm 0.98" / 25 mm
2nd: 0.59" / 15 mm 0.59" / 15 mm -
3rd: 0.39" / 10 mm 0.39" / 10 mm -

Conning tower: 0.98" / 25 mm

Machinery:

Diesel Internal combustion motors, Geared drive, 2 shafts, 10,171 shp / 7,587 Kw = 24.00 kts
Range 8,000nm at 15.00 kts
Bunker at max displacement = 527 tons

Complement: 137 - 179

Cost: £0.857 million / $3.428 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:

Armament: 35 tons, 2.0 %
Armour: 18 tons, 1.0 %
- Belts: 0 tons, 0.0 %
- Torpedo bulkhead: 0 tons, 0.0 %
- Armament: 15 tons, 0.8 %
- Armour Deck: 0 tons, 0.0 %
- Conning Tower: 3 tons, 0.2 %
Machinery: 249 tons, 13.8 %
Hull, fittings & equipment: 838 tons, 46.5 %
Fuel, ammunition & stores: 362 tons, 20.1 %
Miscellaneous weights: 300 tons, 16.6 %

Overall survivability and seakeeping ability:

Survivability (Non-critical penetrating hits needed to sink ship): 3,604 lbs / 1,635 Kg = 56.3 x 5.0 " / 128 mm shells or 1.1 torpedoes
Stability (Unstable if below 1.00): 1.10
Metacentric height 1.4 ft / 0.4 m
Roll period: 13.5 seconds
Steadiness - As gun platform (Average = 50 %): 67 %
- Recoil effect (Restricted arc if above 1.00): 0.40
Seaboat quality (Average = 1.00): 1.47

Hull form characteristics:

Hull has low quarterdeck and transom stern
Block coefficient: 0.485
Length to Beam Ratio: 8.70: 1
'Natural speed' for length: 20.94 kts
Power going to wave formation at top speed: 56 %
Trim (Max stability = 0, Max steadiness = 100): 46
Bow angle (Positive = bow angles forward): 19.50 degrees
Stern overhang: 4.10 ft / 1.25 m
Freeboard (% = measuring location as a percentage of overall length):
- Stem: 18.04 ft / 5.50 m
- Forecastle (20 %): 16.40 ft / 5.00 m
- Mid (50 %): 14.76 ft / 4.50 m
- Quarterdeck (10 %): 6.56 ft / 2.00 m (14.76 ft / 4.50 m before break)
- Stern: 6.56 ft / 2.00 m
- Average freeboard: 14.65 ft / 4.47 m
Ship tends to be wet forward

Ship space, strength and comments:

Space - Hull below water (magazines/engines, low = better): 79.2 %
- Above water (accommodation/working, high = better): 177.8 %
Waterplane Area: 8,461 Square feet or 786 Square metres
Displacement factor (Displacement / loading): 164 %
Structure weight / hull surface area: 60 lbs/sq ft or 291 Kg/sq metre
Hull strength (Relative):
- Cross-sectional: 0.91
- Longitudinal: 2.69
- Overall: 1.02
Hull space for machinery, storage, compartmentation is excellent
Room for accommodation and workspaces is excellent
Good seaboat, rides out heavy weather easily

Breakdown of miscellaneous weight:

Extra Accommodation for cadets: 100 tons
Classroom space for cadets: 50 tons
Recreation space: 50 tons
Radar and fire control equipment - 50 tons
Antisubmarine Training Equipment: 50 tons


Roon – laid down 1 April 1948; Launched 6 August 1948