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EGYPTIAN NAVY (EGYPT)

MINE WARFARE SHIPS AND CRAFT

BAHAIRA seagoing minesweepers (1954-1955/1956-1970)

Sharkiya 1960

Minya 1970

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
project 254
 (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 254K
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
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 (2018)
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 (2018)
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 (2018)
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
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 254M
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

 

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 sweeping gear, TEM-52 magnetic sweeping gear, 2 BAT-2 acoustic sweeping 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 sweeping gear, TEM-52 magnetic sweeping gear, 2 BAT-2 acoustic sweeping 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 sweeping gear, TEM-52M magnetic sweeping gear, BGAT acoustic sweeping gear

Sensors

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

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.

1978

Dakahliya 2000

Ivan Gogin, 2016-18