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T52 fast attack craft (torpedo) (1941-1943/1948-1956)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
T52 (ex-S107), 1951- Gribben T52, 1951- P552 1007 Schlichting, Travemünde, Germany   31.5.1941 7.1941 // 4.1948 stricken 4.1960
T54 (ex-S133), 1951- Hærfuglen T54, 1951- P554 1033 Schlichting, Travemünde, Germany   28.11.1943 12.1943 // 3.1949 stricken 10.1954
T56 (ex-S127), 1951- Isfuglen T56, 1951- P556 1027 Schlichting, Travemünde, Germany   5.6.1943 7.1943 // 7.1949 stricken 10.1954
T58 (ex-S79), 1951- Musvaagen T58, 1951- P558 12879 Lürssen, Vegesack, Germany   1942 6.1942 // 7.1950 stricken 10.1954
Ravnen (ex-T60, ex-S97) P560 12897 Lürssen, Vegesack, Germany   1943 3.1943 // 1.1953 stricken 5.1962
Stormfuglen (ex-Lyn, ex-S64) P562 12857 Lürssen, Vegesack, Germany   1941 11.1941 // 10.1953 stricken 10.1962
Tranen (ex-Storm, ex-S85) P564 12885 Lürssen, Vegesack, Germany   1942 10.1942 // 11.1955 stricken 4.1963
Hejren (ex-Tross, ex-S117) P566 1017 Schlichting, Travemünde, Germany   13.6.1942 8.1942 // 1.1956 stricken 12.1964
Viben (ex-S68) P568 12861 Lürssen, Vegesack, Germany   1942 7.1942 // 11.1955 stricken 9.1965


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

96

Displacement full, t

115

Length, m

34.9

Breadth, m

5.28

Draught, m

1.67

No of shafts

3

Machinery

P552, 558, 562, 564, 566, 568: 3 Daimler-Benz MB501 diesels

P554, 556, 560: 3 Daimler-Benz MB511 diesels

Power, h. p.

P552, 558, 562, 564, 566, 568: 6000

P554, 556, 560: 7500

Max speed, kts

P552, 558, 562, 564, 566, 568: 39

P554, 556, 560: 41

Fuel, t

diesel oil 13.5

Endurance, nm(kts)700(35)
Armour, mmP552, 554, 556, 566: CT: 12 - 10
Armament

2 x 2 - 20/65 LM42, 1 x 1 - 20/65 L41, 533 TT (4), 2 DCR (6), 6 mines

Complement

45



Standard scale images


<i>T52</i> 1948
T52 1948


Project history

Former German S38 class MTBs. Stormfuglen, Tranen and Hejren were purchased from Norway.

Modernizations

1955, all survived: - 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.