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FINNISH NAVY (FINLAND)

MINE WARFARE SHIPS

KUHA minesweeping boats (1941-1946)

Kuha 10 1960

Names

Kuha; Salakka, 1945- Kuha 2; Siika, 1945- Kuha 3; Harjus; Säynäs, 1945- Kuha 5; Karppi; Kuha 7 - 18

Builders

?

Commissioned

1941-1942: Kuha, Salakka, Siila, Harjus, Säynäs, Karppi

1945: Kuha 7, 8

1946: Kuha 9 - 18

Losses

Kuha (3/11/1941), Harjus (23/7/1942), Karppi (15/9/1944)

Transfers

none

Discarding

1957-1962: Kuha 2, 3, 5, 7 - 18

 

 

Displacement standard, t

17

Displacement full, t

?

Length, m

17.2

Breadth, m

3.80

Draught, m

1.60

No of shafts

1

Machinery

Lister diesel

Power, h. p.

70

Max speed, kts

9

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Armament

1 x 1 - 20/60 Madsen, sweeps

Complement

?

 

Ship project history: Finnish-built, development of Ahven class.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Kuha 11 1946

 

Ivan Gogin, 2009-15