LEOPOLD

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Henk
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LEOPOLD

Post by Henk » Fri Apr 08, 2011 5:03 pm

LEOPOLD
1929 - 1932
Sleepdienst Letzer NV - Antwerpen.
Build 1922 at Compagnie Général de Matériel Naval - La Rochelle
40,56 x x 9,10 x 4,27 x 3,45 m.
413 grt.
2x 3 cylinder Triple Expansion connected to 1 propeller
1.000 ihp.
12,5 knots
In the fleet In 1929 as LE BOXEUR from Entreprenant Général du Traxaux Maritime - Bordeaux.
Sold 12-10-1932 renamed PIAST by the Polish Navy.

From 1922 till 1926 as LE BOXEUR with the French Navy.
From 1926 till 1929 as LE BOXEUR with Ateliers et Chantier Maritime de Sud-Ouest.
In 1935 renamed SMOK with the Polish Navy.
02-10-1939 near Hela sunk by the own crew. Raised by the German Kriegsmarine and from December 1939 until 1945 named RIXHÖFT with Kriegsmarine Ausrüstung Stelle Gotenhafen.
02-03-1945 near Warnemünde hit a mine and wrecked.

Photo 1: Unknown**
Photo 2: Unknown** seen as LE BOXEUR
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Jaap Bijl
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Re: LEOPOLD

Post by Jaap Bijl » Fri Apr 08, 2011 8:16 pm

Yardnumber 2.
1922 LE BOXEUR, Marine Nationale (Fr.)
1926 LE BOXEUR, Ateliers & Chantiers Maritimes du Sud-Ouest, Bordeaux
1929 LE BOXEUR, Entr. Générale de Travaux Maritimes , Bordeaux

1932 (12/10) PIAST, Polish Government
1935 SMOK, Polish Navy
etc.
Jaap.

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