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Tender "Elbe" class (404)

The tender of the ""Elbe class are subject to the various mine-detection and speedboat squadrons. The home ports are Kiel, Warnemünde and Eckernförde.

The object of the tender of "Elbe" class consisted mainly in the supply of Corvette and boat squadrons at sea with fuel, water, food, spare parts and ammunition. This allows the Sea endurance of powered boats are considerably prolonged. Incidentally embarked soldiers of System Support groups support boats during repair work. In addition, the tender guarantee with its wastewater treatment plant environmentally sound disposal and are able to store the resulting waste. Furthermore, they have the possibility of operation of helicopters on the quarterdeck.

In addition, an infirmary with embarked if necessary doctors is on board. If the situation so requires, the commander of a Minenabwehr- or Schnellboootverbandes can embark with his staff to guide his boat from the tender.

Technical specifications
Dimensions (length / width / depth) 100.55 m / 15.4 m / 4.05 m
Full load displacement 3,170 t
Speed 15 kn
Propulsion plant
Power 2,452 kW (3,334 hp)
Arming 2x Fliegerfaust 2 (Stinger) 2x 27 mm light naval gun 12.7 mm heavy machine guns
crew 36 soldiers + 30 (System Support Group)

UnitsName SquadronLocation
A511"Elbe"7. speedboat squadronWarnemünde
A512 "Moselle" 5. minesweeping squadronKiel
A513 "Rhine" 5. minesweeping squadronKiel
A514 "Werra" 5. minesweeping squadronKiel
A515 "Main" 1st submarine squadron Eckernförde
A516 "Danube" 7. speedboat squadron Warnemünde

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