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Friedrich Breme - (1936-1941)
"Friedrich Breme" was built in 1936. Requisitioned by the Kriegsmarine in 1940 as a fleet-oiler.
Scuttled by crew after interception by HMS SHEFFIELD, 4 June 1941, in 44.44 N - 22.20 W
 (700 miles NNW of Cape Finisterre).
Model of the "Friedrich Breme". Type of ship: Flottentanker / oiler (navy).
Year model represents: 1940.

The Miramar Ship Index for "FRIEDRICH BREME"
IDNo:
5608321
Year:
1936
Name:
FRIEDRICH BREME
Launch Date:
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
08.1936
Flag:
DEU
Keel:

DWT:
15509
Yard No:
905
Length overall:
Ship Design:
LPP:
148.5
Country of build:
DEU
Beam:
21.3
Builder:
Deschimag Weser
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Bremen
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1D-12

Owner as Completed:
Deutsch-Amerikanische Petroleum Ges. (Waried)

Subsequent History:
-

Disposal Data:
scuttled 44.44 N / 22.20 W on 04.06.1941.

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Name change
Main Owner
5608321
1936
FRIEDRICH BREME
10397
-
Deutsch-Am Petrol

Additional Info by Starke & Schell Registers :

FRIEDRICH BREME - 1936, GE, 1M (aft), (12)
10,397 GRT for Deutsch-Amerik. Petroleum Ges. (Waried Tankschiff Rhed. G.m.b.H.), Hamburg,  487.3 x 69.9
Tanker built by DESCHIMAG - Weser, Bremen,  (8),  #905
04/1940 - Kriegsmarine requisition - fleet oiler
Scuttled by crew after interception by HMS SHEFFIELD, 4 June 1941,
in 44.44 N - 22.20 W (700 miles NNW of Cape Finisterre).