German destroyer Z29

German destroyer Z29

Career (Nazi Germany)
Name: Z29
Ordered: 23 April 1938
Builder: AG Weser (Deschimag), Bremen
Yard number: W963
Laid down: 21 March 1940
Launched: 15 October 1940
Completed: 9 July 1941
Captured: 6 May 1945
Fate: Scuttled, 16 December 1946
General characteristics
Class & type: Type 1936A-class destroyer
Displacement: 2,657 long tons (2,700 t) (standard)
Length: 127 m (416 ft 8 in) o/a
Beam: 12 m (39 ft 4 in)
Draft: 4.62 m (15 ft 2 in)
Installed power: 70,000 shp (52,000 kW)
Propulsion: 2 × shafts
2 × Wagner geared steam turbine sets
6 × Wagner water-tube boilers
Speed: 36 knots (67 km/h; 41 mph)
Range: 2,174 nmi (4,026 km; 2,502 mi) at 19 knots (35 km/h; 22 mph)
Complement: 336
Armament: 4 × 1 - 150 mm (5.9 in) guns
2 × 2 - 37 mm (1.5 in) anti-aircraft (AA) guns
7 × 1 - 20 mm (0.8 in) AA guns
2 × 4 - 533 mm (21 in) torpedo tubes
60 mines
Service record
Commanders: Curt Rechel

Z29 was a Type 1936A-class destroyer built for the Kriegsmarine during World War II. She took part to the Channel Dash, leading a torpedo boat flotilla.

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  • Kriegsmarine destroyers