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T51 fast attack craft (torpedo) (1945-1946/1947-1953)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
T51 (ex-S306), 1951- Glenten T51, 1951- P551 13006 Lürssen, Vegesack, Germany   1945 2.1946 // 11.1947 stricken 2.1961
T57 (ex-S305), 1951- Jagtfalken T57, 1951- P557 13005 Lürssen, Vegesack, Germany   1944 3.1945 // 7.1949 stricken 5.1962
Taarnfalken (ex-Brann, ex-E2, ex- S303) P563 13003 Lürssen, Vegesack, Germany   1944 2.1945 // 5.1952 stricken 6.1957
Falken (ex-Blink, ex-E1, ex-S302) P565 13002 Lürssen, Vegesack, Germany   1944 2.1945 // 2.1953 stricken 7.1961


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

99

Displacement full, t

124

Length, m

34.9

Breadth, m

5.28

Draught, m

1.67

No of shafts

3

Machinery

3 Daimler-Benz MB518 diesels

Power, h. p.

9000

Max speed, kts

43.6

Fuel, t

diesel oil 15,7

Endurance, nm(kts)780(35)
Armour, mmCT: 12 - 10
Armament

45



Standard scale images


<i>T51</i> 1947
T51 1947


Project history

Former German S170 class MTBs. Taarnfalken and Falken were purchased from Norway.

Modernizations

1955, all: - 2 x 2 - 20/65, 1 x 1 - 20/65; + 1 x 1 - 40/70 Bofors 315, 1 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 7, radar

Naval service

No significant events.

Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.