German frigate Lübeck (F224)

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F224 Lubeck
Lübeck in the Bay of Biscay, 1975
History
Germany
Name: Lübeck
Builder: HC Stülcken & Sohn
Commissioned: 6 June 1963
Decommissioned: 1 December 1988
Fate: Sold to Turkey for cannibalization
General characteristics
Class and type: Köln-class frigate
Displacement: 2,969 long tons (3,017 t)
Length: 109.8 m (360 ft 3 in)
Beam: 11 m (36 ft 1 in)
Draft: 3.5 m (11 ft 6 in)
Propulsion:
  • CODAG
  • 2 × gas turbines 8,832 kW (11,844 hp) each
  • 4 × diesel engines 2,208 kW (2,961 hp) each
Speed:
  • 34 knots (63 km/h; 39 mph) maximum
  • 24 knots (44 km/h; 28 mph) cruise on diesel
Range:
  • 2,700 nmi (5,000 km; 3,100 mi) at 22 knots (41 km/h; 25 mph)
  • 890 nmi (1,650 km) at 29 knots (54 km/h; 33 mph)
Complement: 210 to 238
Armament:

German frigate Lübeck was a Köln-class frigate which served in the Bundesmarine from 1963 through 1988.

Lübeck following McDonnell and Van Nes into Lisbon in February 1975

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