List of active Kaiserliche-Marine ships

Ensign of the Kaiserliches Oberkommando der Marine
Ensign of the Kaiserliche-Marine
Ensign of the Auxiliary and Merchant Fleets

This is a list of active vessels of the Kaiserliche-Marine. The Kaiserliche-Marine operates a total of 148 vessels, and is primarily supplied by the Germaniawerft shipbuilding company. For historical vessels, please visit List of Historical Kaiserliche-Marine Ships.

Classifications

The Kaiserliche-Marine maintains specific classifications for its warships. Major surface combatants are classified as "Kriegsschiffe," and the list of classifications are below.


Aircraft carrier

Aircraft Carriers are any vessel capable of carrying and launching fixed-wing aircraft (minimum of 40) as its primary offensive armament.

Amphibious Asssault Ships

Amphbious Assault Ships are tasked with assisting amphibious operations, capable of carrying amphibious strike forces along with helicopter and VTOL aircraft to support operations.

Cruisers

Cruisers operate as "surface-superiorty" vessels, able to carry more armaments than destroyers in order to secure a sector in advance of main forces.

Destroyers

Destroyers are a mid-sized surface warfare vessels capable of multiple roles, generally fleet escort and patrols.

Frigate

Frigates are like small destroyers, being a small sized surface warfare vessel, tasked with smaller missions.

Corvettes

Corvettes operate as the smallest "Kriegsschiffe" classification within the Kaiserliche-Marine, often tasked with anti-aircraft and coastal defence operations.

Active ships

The Kaiserliche-Marine operates a total of 148 vessels.

24 Submarines
6 Training Submarine
2 Battleships
3 Carriers
1 Light Carrier
5 Amphibious Assault Ships
5 Cruisers
24 Destroyers
9 Frigates
16 Minesweepers
5 Recon & Surveillance Ships
6 Training Ships
14 Supply Ships
25 Miscellaneous Vessels

Submarine fleet

Submarines - U

Class Picture Type Ships Displacement Note
Schwertfisch Class Royal Navy Trafalgar-class submarine HMS Trenchant (S91).jpg Nuclear attack submarine UN-10
UN-11
5,200 submerged
Kragenhai Class U 34 in Fahrt.jpg Attack submarine U-278
U-279
U-280
U-281
U-282
U-283
U-284
U-285
U-286
U-287
U-288
U-289
U-290
U-291
U-292
U-293
U-294
1,800 submerged
Seewölf Class АПЛ "Владимир Мономах".jpg Ballistic Missile Submarine UR-55
UR-56
UR-57
24,000 submerged

Surface fleet

Aircraft Carriers - FZT

Class Picture Type Ships Displacement Note
Lüderitz Class Charles De Gaulle (R91) underway 2009.jpg Nuclear Carrier Lüderitz
von Donnersmarck
Greißler
42,500 tons full load SMS von Donnersmarck converted to gas-turbine engines during construction.
Teufelberg Class JS Hyuga (DDH-181) - Starboard beam view.jpg Light Carrier Teufelberg
13,950 tons normal
19,000 tons full load
4 to be constructed by 2030

Amphibious assault ships - AAS

Class Picture Type Ships Displacement Note
Hornisse Class HMS Albion MOD 45151289.jpg Amphibious assault ship Hornisse
19,560 tons
Typ-556 Class BRP Tarlac homebound.jpg Amphibious assault ship Wespe
Wegwespe
Paul Kentkampf
Erhard Eberhausen
7,300 tons normal
11,394 tons full load
Germaniawerft cost-effective design, being only NSD$37.5 million ~ NSD$45 million to produce. In service with the Talvistovan Navy and Shastaran Navy.

Battleships - SS

Class Picture Type Ships Displacement Note
Kaiser Class Bundesarchiv Bild 193-03-5-18, Schlachtschiff Bismarck.jpg Battleship Kaiser 70,000 tons Museum ship moored in Engelberg
Hohenzern Class SMS Konig.jpg Battleship Reichsadler 28,600 tons Museum ship moored in Kreil

Cruisers - KZ

Class Picture Type Ships Displacement Note
Admiral Leipzin Class NH-90071-KN CGN-9 AAW Refit for FY77-78-79 Concept (FADE).jpg Surface-Superiority cruiser Admiral Leipzin
Admiral Kebelhavn
Admiral Habenberg
15,540 tons
Falke Class SMS Moltke Visiting New York 1912.jpg Battlecruiser Falke
Hebenzeller
25,400 tons Museum ship moored in Seestadt

Destroyers - Z

Class Picture Type Ships Displacement Note
Hurrikan III Class JDS Kirishima, Kongo-class destroyer, 1998.jpg Guided Missile destroyer Hurrikan III
Passat
GZ-145
Aberhavn
Franz Passmann
7,500 tons normal
9,500 tons full load
Ostfriesland Class DD111 Onami.jpg ASW destroyer Nammerhafen
Nordstein
Seefalke
Kira Duttervick
4,550 tons normal
6,800 tons full load
Seeskorpion Class BRAUNSCHWEIG 3012.JPG Light destroyer Seeskorpion
Hilfenland
Paul Kempen
Karl Stavson
Bremerstafen
Pterygotus
Meeresströmung
Braunschwein
Hans Zimmerstahl
1,810 tons
Himmelstoss Class F-102 Almirante Juan de Borbon CSSQT.jpg Special Operations destroyer Himmelstoss
Keitelheim
Januar
6,391 tons

Frigates - F

Class Picture Type Ships Displacement Note
Sachsen Class HNoMS Otto Sverdrup.jpg General-purpose frigate Sachsen
Niemals
Fürstenwerder
Vöcklahofen
Eisenkirchen
3,000 tons normal
4,100 tons full load
Brauzell Class BADEN-WURTTEMBERG 00257 (cropped).jpg General-purpose frigate Brauzell
Weißenhöring
Elterschau
Kitzstadt
7,200 tons

Mine countermeasure vessels - MNJS

Class Picture Type Ships Displacement Note
Entsdorf Class M352 River Clyde.jpg Minesweeper Entsdorf
Siegsberg
375 tons
Grömitz Class Danish HDMS Viben (P562).jpg Minesweeper Grömitz
Datteln
Weilheim
Fuldenhausen
Kampfenberg
Werra
Erfurste
450 tons normal
Grünhause Class Minenjagdboot Grömitz.JPG Minesweeper Grünhause
Brunhildsburg
Kampfenberg am Main
Bad Hillensberg
Rippenau
650 tons normal
Bildenburg HMS Pembroke MOD 45150247.jpg Minesweeper Bildenburg
Kersk
600 tons normal

Training vessels - TRV

Class Picture Type Ships Displacement Note
SMS Reinhard Horsch Tall ship Christian Radich under sail.jpg Fully-Rigged Sail Training Vessel 1,050 tons
Hibelburg Class TS "State of Maine".jpg Training vessel Hibelburg
Adler von Geberhoff
9,319 tons normal
15,928 tons full load
Seefalke Class 020625-N-1056B-004 The U.S. Navy destroyer USS Fife (DD 991).jpg Training vessel Ernst Sebelbachen
Karl Klausen
8,040 tons full load Decommissioned destroyers repurposed for training destroyer crews.
Kragenhai Class U-Boot U31.JPG Training submarine S-181
3,600 submerged Retired SMS U-181 converted into training vessel SM S-181

Auxiliary fleet

Replenishment ships - EGV

Class Picture Type Ships Displacement Note
Magdeburg Class FGS-Frankfurt-Am-Main.JPG Replenishment oiler Magdeburg
EGV-990
EGV-991
25,000 tons
Deiter Class Wave Ruler refuels Robert G Bradley.jpg Replenishment oiler Johann Deiter
Robert Bunchsen
EGV-998
EGV-1008
31,500 tons
Maultier Class RFA Fort Victoria MOD 45152856.jpg Supply Vessel Maultier
EGV-878
EGV-879
EGV-880
EGV-890
EGV-895
EGV-899
31,565 tons full load

Intelligence vessels - AKS

Class Picture Type Ships Displacement Note
SMBVS Generalleutnant Johan Schughart FS Monge A601 Reykajvik.jpg Tracking Ship 21,000 tons
SMBVS Stabsmajor Joseph von der Füstgen Howard O. Lorenzen on the Columbia River (140516-Z-PL933-055).jpg Tracking Ship 9,696 tons normal
12,845 tons full
SMAKS Oberleutnant Hans Kemmdorf Hafen Kiel 2010 PD 016.JPG Electronic Surveillance Ship 9,696 tons normal
12,845 tons full
Neufan Class USNS Impeccable T-AGOS-23.jpg Surveillance Ship Wilhelm Neufan
Luitpold Hassenhaufen
5,368 tons
SMBVS Generaloberst Heinz von Hettelward USNS Hoyt S. Vandenberg (T-AGM-10).png Missile Tracking Ship 9,950 tons normal
17,250 tons full
Currently active as "moored tracking vessel," expected decommissioning in 2020.

Miscellaneous

Class Picture Type Ships Displacement Note
WIP-class Experiment ship WIP
4,250 tons