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MINOR motor launches (1918/1921)


Ships


Names Builders Completed Losses Transfers Discarding

Минъор [Minior] (ex-some from V62-73)

Взрив [Vzriv] (ex-some from V62-73)

Кондуктор Докузанов [Konduktor Dokuzanov] (ex-some from V62-73)

Капитан-лейтенант К. Минков [Kapitan-leytenant K. Minkov] (ex-some from V62-73)

Canadian Vickers, Montreal, Canada: Minior, Vzriv, Konduktor Dokuzanov, Kapitan-Leytenant K. Minkov

11.1918 // 10.1921: Minior, Vzriv, Konduktor Dokuzanov, Kapitan-leytenant K. Minkov

Minior (1932)

none

1934: Konduktor Dokuzanov

late 1945: Vzriv, Kapitan-leytenant K. Minkov



Technical data


Displacement normal, t

41

Displacement full, t 
Length, m23.4
Breadth, m3.70
Draught, m1.50
No of shafts2
Machinery2 Standard petrol engines
Power, h. p.440
Max speed, kts

14

Fuel, t

petrol

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament1 x 1 - 75/34 M1897, 2 x 1 - 8.80, 1 DCT, 1 "C" tube ASW system
Complement16


Project history

Built in Canada for French Navy, bought by Bulgaria from France at Istanbul in 1921.

Modernizations

late 1930s, both survived: were armed with 1 x 1 - 37/80 SK C/30, 2 x 1 - 7.9/79

1944, both survived: + sweeps.

Naval service

No significant events.