List of active German Navy ships

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This is a list of active German Navy ships as of December 2016. There are approximately 65 ships in commission including; 10 frigates, 5 corvettes, 3 minesweepers, 10 minehunters, 6 submarines, 11 replenishment ships and 20 miscellaneous auxiliary vessels.

Current ships[edit]

Class Picture Type Ships Displacement Note
Submarines (6 in service)
Type 212 U 34 in Fahrt.jpg Attack submarine S181 U31
S182 U32
S183 U33
S184 U34
S185 U35
S186 U36
1,830 tonnes Two more planned by 2030.[1]
Frigates (10 in service)
Sachsen F221 Hessen-Kieler Woche 2007.jpg Air-defense destroyer F219 Sachsen
F220 Hamburg
F221 Hessen
5,800 tonnes Generally considered a destroyer internationally due to size, armament, and role.[2]
Brandenburg Fregatte Mecklenburg-Vorpommern F218.jpg General-purpose frigate F215 Brandenburg
F216 Schleswig-Holstein
F217 Bayern
F218 Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
4,900 tonnes
Bremen Niedersachsen F208.jpg General-purpose frigate F212 Karlsruhe
F213 Augsburg
F214 Lübeck
3,680 tonnes To be replaced by four F125-class frigates.[3]
Corvettes (5 in service)
Braunschweig Korvette Braunschweig F260 2895.jpg General-purpose corvette F260 Braunschweig
F261 Magdeburg
F262 Erfurt
F263 Oldenburg
F264 Ludwigshafen am Rhein
1,840 tonnes 5 more vessels planned by 2023.[4]
Mine countermeasures (13 in service)
Ensdorf M1098 Siegburg.jpg Minesweeper
M1093 Auerbach/Oberpfalz
M1090 Pegnitz
M1098 Siegburg
650 tonnes
Frankenthal Minenjagdboot Grömitz.JPG Minehunter M1063 Bad Bevensen
M1061 Rottweill
M1064 Grömitz
M1068 Datteln
M1065 Dillingen
M1069 Homburg
M1062 Sulzbach-Rosenberg
M1058 Fulda
M1059 Weilheim
M1067 Bad Rappenau
650 tonnes
Replenishment (11 in service)
Berlin FGS-Frankfurt-Am-Main.JPG Replenishment oiler A1411 Berlin
A1412 Frankfurt am Main
A1413 Bonn
20,240 tonnes
Rhön 20060916-Piraeus-A1443-Roen.jpg Replenishment oiler A1443 Rhön
A1442 Spessart
14,169 tonnes
Elbe Tender Donau A516.jpg Tender A511 Elbe
A512 Mosel
A513 Rhein
A514 Werra
A515 Main
A516 Donau
3,586 tonnes
Miscellaneous (20 in service)
Barbe MZL auf Abwegen.jpg Landing craft L762 Lachs
L765 Schlei
430 tonnes Used by SEK-M Naval Special Forces command.
Oste Oker A 53 Hamburg 2261.jpg Electronic surveillance A52 Oste
A50 Alster
A53 Oker
3,200 tonnes
Wangerooge Cuxhaven marine 01.JPG Ocean tugboat A1451 Wangerooge
A1452 Spiekeroog
798 tonnes
Helgoland Neue Jadewerft.jpg Salvage tugboat A1458 Fehmarn 1,310 tonnes
Nordstrand KNECHTSAND 2271.jpg Harbor tugboat Y817 Nordstrand
Y819 Langeness
Y816 Vogelsand
Y812 Lütje Hörn
Y815 Scharhörn
Y814 Knechtsand
Bottsand Ölauffangschiff Bottsand.jpg Pollution control Y1643 Bottsand
Y1644 Eversand
650 tonnes
Schwedeneck Helmsand Schiff 2010 02 (RaBoe).jpg Trials ship Y861 Kronsort
Y862 Helmsand
1,000 tonnes
Planet Neue Planet von vorn.jpg Research ship A1437 Planet 3,500 tonnes
Gorch Fock Gorch Fock class Sail training ship A60 Gorch Fock 1,760 tonnes

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nachrichtenfernsehen, n-tv. "Marine stellt U36 in Dienst: Bundeswehr bekommt neue U-Boote". n-tv.de. Retrieved 7 December 2016. 
  2. ^ http://www.helis.com/database/sys/172_F_124_Sachsen_class
  3. ^ "Biggest Cuts In Years Are Coming For Germany". Aviation Week. 2012-01-23. Retrieved 2012-01-27. 
  4. ^ Nachrichtenfernsehen, n-tv. "Fünf Schiffe für 1,5 Milliarden Euro: Bundeswehr soll neue Korvetten bekommen". n-tv.de. Retrieved 7 December 2016. 

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