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M947 motor minesweeper (1944/1946)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
MMS1020 M1020, 1950- M947   J. W. & A. Upham, Brixham, UK   1/10/1943 2/1944 // 1946 stricken 7/1957


Technical data


Displacement standard, t360
Displacement full, t430
Length, m42.7
Breadth, m8.51
Draught, m3.15 deep load
No of shafts1
Machinery

1 diesel

Power, h. p.

500

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

diesel oil 54

Endurance, nm(kts)2000(9.5)
Armament

2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk III or 2 x 2 -20/70 Mk V, mechanical, magnetic, acoustic minesweeping gear

Complement21


Standard scale images


<i>M1020</i> 1946
M1020 1946


Ship project history


Enlarged variant of British 115ft MMS. Wooden hull, acoustic and magnetic sweeping gears.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.