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Austrian navy

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AUSTRIAN NAVY

 

Army Danube Flotilla

 

Since November 1918 there was a Motor Boats Squadron (Volkswehr-Motorbootsabteilung) based in Wien-Nußdorf, c. 1920/21 reformed into small Danube flotilla, which was c. 1928 divided between different army engineer units: (commanders as in 1937)

Wiener Pionierbataillon Nr 1. Klosterneuburg Obstlt. Karl Widmann

Wiener Pionierbataillon Nr 2. Wien Obst. Hermann Janowski

Niederösterreichisches Pionierbataillon Nr 3. Melk Obstlt. Josef Porta

Oberösterreichisches Pionierbataillon Nr 4. "Birago" Linz Obst. Richard Baumgartner

Brückenbataillon "Vizeadmiral Tegetthoff" Krems Obst. Hugo Fischl

 

In 1956 Patrol Boat Squadron was formed, as part of School of Military Engineering (Pioniertruppenschule), under Land Forces (Landstreitkräfte) of Federal Armed Forces (Bundesheer). It was dissolved at 30.08.2006, with decommission of both patrol boats. Engineer corps still use some light launches. In addition, there is a River Police (Schiffahrtspolizei), formed in 1980s.

 

Personnel: 1+26 (1981), 32 (1992), 2+33 (1999), 24 (2004)

Base: Pionierkaserne "Tegetthof" at Wien-Kuchelau

 

Flotilla commanders: 1919-c.1923 LSL Otto Kasseroller

c.1981 Hptm Franz Trapl

c.1992 Mjr Friedrich Hegna

c.2000 Mjr Manfred Zemsauer

c.2004 Lt Anton Sgarz

 

 

http://www.hicon.pl/~pothkan/hhwn/index.html

 

Name Type Built Start End Note

Patrouillenboot 1

1929:Birago

patrol boat 1914 1929 1938 "i" class
Fogas patrol boat 1915 1920 1927 "i" class
Barsch patrol boat 1916 1921 1928 "l" class
Compo patrol boat 1916 1921 1927 "l" class
Thommen armed steamer 1894 1919 1938 Thommen class
Mowe patrol launch 1914 1920 1935 Mowe class
Brache patrol launch bf.1914 1920 1931 Brache class
Mur patrol launch 1911 1921 1931 Mur class
Donau patrol launch 1916 1921 192. Donau class
Enns patrol launch 1916 1921 192. Enns class
Inn patrol launch 1915 1921 1928 Inn class
Traisen patrol launch 1914 1921 1935 Traisen class
patrol launch 1914 1921 1933 Drau class
Drau patrol boat 1934 1934 1938 Krems class
Krems patrol boat 1930 1930 1938 Krems class
Enns patrol boat 1935 1935
1938
Drau class
Mur patrol boat 1934 1934
1938
Drau class
Salzach patrol boat 1935 1935
1938
Drau class
Traun patrol boat 1935 1935
1938
Drau class
Oberst Brecht patrol boat 1958 1958 2006 Oberst Brecht class
Niederosterreich patrol boat 1970 1970 2006 Niederosterreich class
A 602 patrol boat 1960 1960    
A 605 patrol boat 1964 1964    
A 606 patrol boat 1964 1964    
A 607 patrol boat 1964 1964    
A 608 patrol boat 1964 1964    
unknown work boat 1965 1965
1984 M3B class
unknown work boat 1965 1965 1984 M3B class
unknown work boat 1965 1965 1984 M3B class
unknown work boat 1965 1965 1984 M3B class
unknown work boat 1976 1976 1984 M3D class
unknown work boat 1976 1976 1984 M3D class
unknown work boat 1976 1976 1984 M3D class
unknown work boat 1976 1976 1984 M3D class
unknown work boat 1976 1976 1984 M3D class
unknown work boat 1976 1976 1984 M3D class
           
Gazelle training/depot ship       Gazelle class

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 Work Boats (Pionierboot)

 

 

6 M3D type

Aluminium Co. of America, 3 t, 8.3×2.5×2 m, 18 kt. Delivered in 1976, § 1984.

 

10 M-Boot 80 type

Schottel Werft-Spay, 4.7 t, 7.5×2.5×0.6 m, 14 kt, 5 p. Delivered in 1984.

 

School Boat (Schul- und Stabsboot)

 

1 "Forelle" class

Technische Zeuganstalt-Krems, 11 t, 15.3×2.8×0.7 m, 11 kt, 1x MG, 5+16 p.

 

Forelle, 10.1934 Gazelle 1930/1932/05.1933 03.1938 Gazelle, extant 1944

 

Auxiliary Boats (as in 1938)

 

8x 3-t motor barges

4x 5-t tugs

7-9x launches

1984

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