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MATTI KURKI frigate (1946/1962)

Matti Kurki 1965

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Matti Kurki (ex-Porlock Bay)   Hill, Bristol, UK 11/1944 14/6/1945 3/1946 // 19/4/1962 sold 9/1975

 

Displacement standard, t

1600

Displacement full, t

2420

Length, m

87.2 pp 93.7 oa

Breadth, m

11.8

Draught, m

3.89 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers

Power, h. p.

5500

Max speed, kts

19.5

Fuel, t

oil 730

Endurance, nm(kts)

7000(15)

Armament

2 x 2 - 102/45 Mk 19, 2 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 5, 2 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 7, 2 x 2 - 20/70 Mk 5, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 7, 1 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog Mk 10 ASWRL, 4 DCT, 2 DCR (50)

Sensors

type 276, 285, 293 radars, sonars

Complement

177

Ship project history: Former British Bay class frigate, used for training.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Matti Kurki 1972

Ivan Gogin, 2016