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Names Builders Commissioned Losses Transfers Discarding

Беломорец [Belomorets] (ex-Ch27, ex-C27, ex-SC314)

Черноморец [Chernomorets] (ex-Ch80, ex-C80, ex-SC385)

Mathis YB, Camden, USA: Chernomorets

Jacob, City Is, USA: Belomorets

1917 // 10.1921: Belomorets

1918 // 10.1921: Chernomorets

7/1945: Belomorets (2nd time), Chernomorets (2nd time)

Belomorets (9.9.1944 Soviet СК-757 [SK-757]), Chernomorets (9.9.1944 Soviet СК-758 [SK-758])

Bulgaria, 1922: C27 (Бъломорец [Belomorets]), C80 (Чърноморец [Chernomorets])

1952: Belomorets, Chernomorets



Technical data


Displacement standard, t

77

Displacement full, t

87

Length, m

33.5

Breadth, m

4.50

Draught, m

1.70

No of shafts3
Machinery

3 Standard petrol engines

Power, h. p.

660

Max speed, kts

18

Fuel, tpetrol 9080 l
Endurance, nm(kts)1000 (12)
Armament

1 x 1 - 75/34 M1897, 1 DCT ("Y"-gun)

Complement27


Project history

US-built boats of SC 110ft type, transferred to France as C27 and C80. They were bought from French Navy by Bulgaria and commissioned 24.10.1921 at Istanbul. Wooden-hulled.

Modernizations

1921, both: - 1 x 1 - 75/34, 1 DCT; + 1 x 1 - 47/50 M1902, 2 x 1 - 7.9/79.

1941, both: - 1 x 1 - 47/50, 1 x 1 - 7.9/79; + 1 x 1 - 37/80 SK C/30, 1 x 1 - 20/65 C/38, DCs

Naval service

No significant events.