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T53 fast attack craft (torpedo) (1944/1948-1953)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
T53 (ex-S216), 1951- Havørnen T53, 1951- P553 12986 Lürssen, Vegesack, Germany   1944 12.1944 // 11.1948 stricken 6.1957
T55 (ex-S206), 1951- Høgen T55, 1951- P555 12976 Lürssen, Vegesack, Germany   1944 8.1944 // 3.1949 stricken 9.1957
T59 (ex-S197), 1951- Raagen T59, 1951- P559 12967 Lürssen, Vegesack, Germany   1944 7.1944 // 11.1949 stricken 6.1957
T61 (ex-S207), 1951- Skaden T61, 1951- P561 12977 Lürssen, Vegesack, Germany   1944 9.1944 // 10.1950 stricken 4.1960
Lommen (ex-Kjekk, ex- E3, ex- S195) P567 12965 Lürssen, Vegesack, Germany   1944 6.1944 // 4.1953 stricken 9.1961


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

96

Displacement full, t

122

Length, m

34.9

Breadth, m

5.28

Draught, m

1.67

No of shafts

3

Machinery

3 Daimler-Benz MB511 diesels

Power, h. p.

7500

Max speed, kts

41

Fuel, t

diesel oil 13.5

Endurance, nm(kts)700(35)
Armour, mmCT: 12 - 10
Armament

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

Complement

24 - 31



Standard scale images


<i>T53</i> 1948
T53 1948


Project history

Former German S139 class MTBs. Lommen was 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.