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BULGARIAN NAVY (BULGARIA)

COASTAL FORCES

GRANICHAR river motor launches (1930/1944)

Names

Граничар <Granichar> (ex-Graničar); Страж <Strazh> (ex-Stražar)

Builders

Hitzler, Regensburg, Germany

Commissioned

1930 // spring 1944: Granichar, Strazh

Losses

none

Transfers

none

Discarding

9/1944; Granichar, Strazh (abandoned)

 

 

Displacement standard, t

30

Displacement full, t

36

Length, m

18.2

Breadth, m

3.00

Draught, m

1.00

No of shafts

1

Machinery

diesel

Power, h. p.

120

Max speed, kts

10.7

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Armament

1 x 1 - 7.9/79

Complement

?

Ship project history: Former Yugoslavian motor launches, transferred to Bulgaria by Germans in the spring 1944 and commissioned under original names by patrol group formed by Bulgaria on lake Okhrid in occupied Macedonia.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

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