Westerwald-class transport ship

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Class overview
Operators:  German Navy
In commission: 1967–present
Completed: 2
General characteristics
Displacement: 4,042 tonnes (3,978 long tons)
Length: 105.3 m (345 ft 6 in)
Beam: 14 m (45 ft 11 in)
Draft: 4.6 m (15 ft 1 in)
Propulsion: 2 diesel engines, 4,200 kW (5,632 hp), 2 shafts
Speed: 17 knots (20 mph; 31 km/h)
Capacity: Up to 1,080 tonnes (1,063 long tons)
Complement: 31–60, partly civilians

The Westerwald class transport ships are used by the German Navy to carry ammunition and other matériel.

Ships[edit]

Pennant
number
Name Call
sign
Commissioned Decommissioned
A1435 Westerwald DRKT 2 February 1967
A1436 Odenwald 23 March 1967 2 February 2002

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