German auxiliary cruiser Orion

in Świnoujście, Poland



Category: Attraction

9 views 0 shares 0 comments

Bookmarkset bookmark!
Created/changed by: System

Address details

Aleja Baltic Park Molo, Świnoujście, Poland
Print route »

Coordinates

N53° 57' 0" E14° 16' 60"   (53.95, 14.283333333333)
Start navigation »

Phone & WWW


Business hours

Info

Orion (HSK-1) was an auxiliary cruiser of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine which operated as a merchant raider during World War II. Built by Blohm & Voss in Hamburg in 1930/31 as the freighter Kurmark, she was requisitioned by the navy at the outbreak of World War II and converted into the auxiliary cruiser Orion, commissioned on 9 December 1939. Known to the Kriegsmarine as Schiff 36, her Royal Navy designation was Raider A. She was named after the constellation Orion.

Discussions

Random Images

Contact details

German auxiliary cruiser Orion

Address: Aleja Baltic Park Molo, Świnoujście, Poland
Phone: