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1978

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Modification
 (ex-MT-68, ex-T-68)     532 Yd, Kerch', USSR 16/2/1952 31/7/1952 31/12/1952 // 1/1968 to USSR 12/1968 (MT-68) project 254
محافظة [Sharkiya] (ex-T-497) 304, 1978- 650, 1987- 504   363 Yd, Pontonnyy, USSR 25/12/1953 4/8/1954 30/9/1954 // 6/1956 stricken 2002 project 254K
دقهلية [Dakahliya] (ex-T-498) 305, 1978- 672, 1987- 507   363 Yd, Pontonnyy, USSR 19/1/1954 14/8/1954 31/10/1954 // 6/1956 in service (2019) project 254K
سيناء [Sinai] (ex-T-499) 302, 1978- 679, 1987- 513   363 Yd, Pontonnyy, USSR 4/3/1954 9/9/1954 18/11/1954 // 6/1956 in service (2019) project 254K
أسيوط [Assiut] (ex-T-500) 303, 1978- 657, 1987- 516   363 Yd, Pontonnyy, USSR 29/3/1954 22/9/1954 30/11/1954 // 6/1956 in service (2019) project 254K
بحرية [Bahariya] (ex-MT-809, ex-T-809) 301, 1978- 659, 1987- 522, 1990- 510   532 Yd, Kerch', USSR 21/4/1954 19/8/1954 27/10/1954 // 12/1967 stricken 2004 project 254K
غربية [Gharbiya] (ex-MT-810, ex-T-810) 306, 1978- 656, 1987- 533, 1990- 501   532 Yd, Kerch', USSR 17/5/1954 6/9/1954 31/10/1954 // 8/1967 stricken 2002 project 254K
منيا [Minya] (ex-MT-509, ex-T-509) 302   363 Yd, Pontonnyy, USSR 8/9/1954 2/2/1955 6/8/1955 // 2/1970 sunk 6/2/1970 project 254M


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

pr. 254: 500

pr. 254K: 510

pr. 254M: 540

Displacement normal, t

pr. 254: 569

pr. 254K: 577

pr. 254M: 600

Length, m

pr. 254, 254K: 58.0

pr. 254M: 59.1

Breadth, m

pr. 254: 8.52

pr. 254K, 254M: 8.50

Draught, m

pr. 254: 2.25

pr. 254K: 2.28

pr. 254M: 2.33

No of shafts

2

Machinery

pr. 254: 2 9D diesels

pr. 254K, 254M: 2 9D or 9DM diesels

Power, h. p.

2200

Max speed, kts

pr. 254, 254K: 14

pr. 254M: 14.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)

pr. 254, 254K: 3200(10)

pr. 254M: 3500(10)

Armament

pr. 254: 2 x 2 - 37/70 V-11/V-11M, 4 x 2 - 12.7/79, 2 DCT, 2 DCR (22), 16 - 8 mines (8 AMD-1000 or 10 KB-3 or 16 obr. 1908/39), MT-1 or MT-1P mechanical, TEM-52 magnetic, 2 BAT-2 acoustic minesweeping gears

pr. 254K: 2 x 2 - 37/70 V-11/V-11M, 4 x 2 - 12.7/79, 2 DCT, 2 DCR (22), 16 - 8 mines (8 AMD-1000 or 10 KB-3 or 16 obr. 1908/39), MT-2 mechanical, TEM-52 magnetic, 2 BAT-2 acoustic minesweeping gears

pr. 254M: 2 x 2 - 37/70 V-11/V-11M, 2 x 2 - 25/112 2M-3M, 2 x 2 - 14.5/89, 2 x 2 - 12.7/79, 2 DCT (10), 16 - 8 mines (8 AMD-1000 or 10 KB-3 or 16 obr. 1908/39), MKT-1 mechanical, TEM-52M magnetic, BGAT acoustic minesweeping gear

Electronic equipment

pr. 254: Rif or Giuys-1M, Rym-K or Neptun radars, Tamir-10 sonar

pr. 254K: Lin', Rym-K radars, Tamir-10 sonar

pr. 254M: Lin', Rym-K radars, Tamir-11 sonar

Complement

pr. 254: 65

pr. 254K: 68

pr. 254M: 77



Standard scale images


<i>Minya </i>1970
Minya 1970
<i>Sharkiya </i>1960
Sharkiya 1960


Graphics


1978
1978
<i>Dakahliya </i>2000
Dakahliya 2000


Ship project history


Former Soviet project 254, 254K and 254M seagoing minesweepers.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


Minya was sunk in the Gulf of Suez by Israeli aircraft 6/2/1970.