Z 13 Erich Koellner
took part in two mining operations in British coastal waters in 1939 and 1940. During in Operation Weserübung the Z 13 Erich Koellner
was part of the Kriegsschiffgruppe 1 heading for Narvik. It was sunk on 13.04.1940 in the Ofotfjord near Narvik after a battle with 6 British destroyers. Wreck raised and broken down in 1963.