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Torpedoboot 1923

The torpedoboats of the Raubvogel class were the first six torpedo boats build in Germany after World War I. Although still based on World War I designs, those torpedo boats were much bigger than their wartime predecessors and proved to be very unproblematic ships. For the first time, electrical welding was used for the hull to decrease weight. Since the World War I designs did not use geared turbines of a very high efficiency, the use of them in the Raubvogel boats was still experimental and turbines of different manufacturers were chosen.

Although those ships were almost ten years old at the beginning of World War II,  they were successfully used at the Channel. During the war it got obvious that the ships were not very good protected against air attacks, but only a few 2 cm guns were added in the later years of the war. The surviving ships were equipped with Funkmeßbeobachtungsgeräten (FuMB = passive radar) in 1943 and Funkmeßortungsgeräten (FuMO = active radar) in 1944.


Mwe
Laid down: Reichsmarinewerft Wilhlemshaven, 02.05.1925
Launched: 24.03.1926
Commissioned: 01.10.1926
Fate: sunk 15.06.1944

Seeadler
Laid down: Reichsmarinewerft Wilhlemshaven, 05.10.1925
Launched: 15.07.1926
Commissioned: 01.05.1927
Fate: sunk 13.05.1942

Albatros
Laid down: Reichsmarinewerft Wilhlemshaven, 05.10.1925
Launched: 15.07.1926
Commissioned: 05.05.1927
Fate: beached on 04.05.1940

Greif
Laid down: Reichsmarinewerft Wilhlemshaven, 05.10.1925
Launched: 15.07.1926
Commissioned: 15.03.1927
Fate: sunk on 23.05.1944

Kondor
Laid down: Reichsmarinewerft Wilhlemshaven, 17.11.1925
Launched: 22.09.1926
Commissioned: 15.07.1927
Fate: destroyed 31.07.1944

Falke
Laid down: Reichsmarinewerft Wilhlemshaven, 17.11.1925
Launched: 22.09.1926
Commissioned: 15.08.1927
Fate: sunk on 15.06.1944