The Hermann Marwede is a 46 meter long German North Sea SAR (Search And Rescue) vessel named after a famous businessman from Bremen (1878-1959).
The keel was laid in 2003, and is stationed at the German North Sea archipelago Helgoland.
The crew is 7 man strong and the three engines provides 6,800 kW and makes the Marwede go through the water in up to 25 knots.
Th draught of the 46 metre long and 10 metre wide ship is 2.8 metres.
Marwede also nested a daughter boat called Verena - until 2012 an 9.5 metre aluminium speedboat served as daughter boat, but was moved to Station Schilksee as independent emergency boat there. Since 2012 Verena have been a 9 metre RHIB (rigid-hulled inflatable boat) with a speed of 32 knots; Verena Marwede was also the name of Hermann Marwedes own daughter.
From game manual
The HERMANN MARWEDE was launched from the Fassmer shipyard, in Berne, in 2003 and has since been stationed off Heligoland. She measures 46 meters in length and is the largest sea rescue cruiser in the world. Her three propellers are driven by three ship diesel engines, reaching an engine power of 9250 hp. The HERMANN MARWEDE can reach a top speed of 25 knots.