Z 30

Vessel name on Arrival: Z 30

Original Builder: De Schi MAG of Bremen, Germany

Original Yard No: W 964

Official Number:

Vessel Type: destroyer

GRT: 2700

Year Built: 1940

Arrival Date: 08/09/1948

Breakup Started: 20/09/1948

Date First Beached: 22/01/1949

Date Breakup Completed: 04/04/1949

Draught For’d: 13' 0"

Draught Aft: 12' 0"

Name Changes:

Other Information:

Type 1936A-Class Destroyer built for the Kriegsmarine of Germany in 1941

 

23-04-1938  :  Ordered

15-04-1940  :  Laid down

08-12-1940  :  Launched

15-11-1941  :  Completed

 

Dimmensions  :  127 metres  x  12 metres  x  4 43 metres

 

Displacement Tonnage  :  2,700 tons

 

Propulsion 

Twin-Screw shafts driven by 2 x Wagner geared steam turbine sets.  Steam from 6 x Wagner water-tube Boilers

 

Power Output, Vessel Speed and Range  :  70,000 SHP, 36 knots and 2,174 nautical miles at a mean of 19 knots

 

Armaments :

4 x 150 mm Deck Guns

2 x 37 mm A.A. Guns

7 x 20 mm cannon A.A. Guns

2 x 21 inch Torpedo Tubes

60 Nos. x Mines

 

This vessel was seized by the Norwegians after the war and given to Great Britain in 1946

 

Used by the Royal Navy as a Target Ship until scrapped 1n 1948