Z 30

Vessel Name on Arrival: 
Z 30
Vessel Type: 
Destroyer
GRT: 
2,700
Draught For'd: 
13' 0"
Draught Aft: 
12' 0"
Year Built: 
1941
Arrival Date: 
09/09/1948
Breakup Started: 
21/09/1948
Date First Beaching: 
22/01/1949
Breakup Completed: 
05/04/1949
Original Builder: 
De Schi MAG of Bremen, Germany
Original Yard No.: 
W 964
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
 
 
 

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