Admiral von Knorr (ship, 1918)

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Admiral von Knorr p1
Ship data
flag German EmpireGerman Empire (Reichskriegsflagge) German Empire
other ship names

64 , 54 , Georg Robbert

Ship type Trawler , outpost boat
class Blücher type
Shipyard Shipbuilding company Unterweser AG , Wesermünde - Lehe
Launch April 25, 1918
Whereabouts sold for scrapping on September 15, 1939
Ship dimensions and crew
41.50 m - 38.56 m ( Lüa )
width 6.85 m
Draft Max. 2.80 m
measurement 215-233 GRT
crew 24-31 men
Machine system
machine Steam engine
400 hp (294 kW)
10 kn (19 km / h)
propeller 1

usually: 1 x 88mm gun

The Admiral von Knorr was an outpost boat of the Imperial Navy , which was used as a fish steamer after the First World War . It belonged to the Blücher type, of which a total of 48 vehicles were produced.


The boat was named after Admiral Eduard von Knorr (1840–1920). It was launched on April 25, 1918 and served in the North Sea outpost flotilla on May 13 . The decommissioning took place on March 24, 1919; the boat was not taken over into the Reichsmarine .

In March 1919, was Admiral Knorr to the trawler shipping company sold Wieting and as George Robbert with the external identification BX ( Bremerhaven found) 132 into service. On June 16, 1930, the boat received the registration number ON ( Free State of Oldenburg - Nordenham ) 123, as it had become the property of the North Sea German Deep Sea Fisheries. On September 4, 1934 it was given the fishing license PG ( Free State of Prussia - Geestemünde ) 444. On September 15, 1939, it was sold for scrapping.


  • Erich Gröner , Dieter Jung, Martin Maass: The German warships 1815-1945, Volume 8/1: River vehicles, Ujäger, outpost boats, auxiliary minesweepers, coastal protection associations (Part 1) , Bonn 1993, ISBN 3-7637-4807-5 , p. 226ff (An elevation of the Blücher type is shown on p. 232).
  • Werner Beckmann: The shipping companies of the deep sea and herring fisheries in Bremerhaven (Volume 40 of the new series of special publications of the Heimatbund of the men from Morgenstern), Heimatbund der Männer vom Morgenstern, Bremerhaven 2003, ISBN 3-931771-40-7 .

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Individual evidence

  1. on the shipping company Wieting cf. Beckmann, p. 190