|Laid down as French ravitailleur d'hydroavios Sans Reproche
|| Chant. et At. de Nazaire St Nazaire, 1940
|| sunk 23.09.1943
|| 1800t (max)
|| 95,0 m
|| 13,9 m
|| 3,54 m
|| 2 x 10,5 cm; 4 x 3,7 cm; 10 x 2 cm AA; 4 dc launcher
|| 4140 shp,16,7 kn
After the invasion of France in those four ships were all captured on shipyards in St. Nazaire in various stages of construction. It was first planned to complete the ships as air control ships (projected names Jupiter
) and from February 1941 the construction was continued under control of the Reichsluftfahrtministerium. In April 1942 they were taken over by the
Kriegsmarine again which completed the ships as fast escort vessels SG1
. During operations they proofed to be very weakly
built and bad seagoing ships.
was commissioned on 07.09.1942 and also attached to the 4th coast defence flotilla. On 08.05.1943 it was badly damaged by a mine hit. After its repairs, SG2 was hit by three bombs on 23.09.1943 and broke into two pieces.