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German destroyer Z30

Career (Nazi Germany)
Name: Z30
Ordered: 23 April 1938
Builder: AG Weser (Deschimag), Bremen
Yard number: W964
Laid down: 15 April 1940
Launched: 8 December 1940
Completed: 15 November 1941
Captured: 6 May 1945
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: 4.43 m (14 ft 6 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

Z30 was a Type 1936A-class destroyer built for the Kriegsmarine during World War II. She was seized by Norway after the war and given to Britain, where she was used by the Royal Navy as a target ship until she was scrapped in 1949.



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