NAVYPEDIA



HOME
FIGHTING SHIPS OF THE WORLD
FINLAND
MINE WARFARE SHIPS
VIIPURI minesweepers (1941)


Photo



Viipuri

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
No761 Viipuri   761 Crighton-Vulcan, Aabo 1941 1941 6/1941 to USSR 11/1944 (ЭМТЩ-70 [EMTShch-70])
No762   762 Crighton-Vulcan, Aabo 1941 1941 6/1941 to USSR 11/1944 (ЭМТЩ-71 [EMTShch-71])
No763   763 Crighton-Vulcan, Aabo 1941 1941 6/1941 to USSR 11/1944 (ЭМТЩ-72 [EMTShch-72])
No764   764 Crighton-Vulcan, Aabo 1941 1941 6/1941 to USSR 11/1944 (ЭМТЩ-73 [EMTShch-73])


Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement full, t335
Length, m

31.6

Breadth, m

7.50

Draught, m4.00
No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE

Power, h. p.

368

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

 

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

2 x 1 - 45/43 21K, 2 x 1 - 12.7/79, mechanical minesweeping gear

Complement

 



Standard scale images


<i>Viipuri</i> 1941
Viipuri 1941


Graphics


<i>Viipuri</i>
Viipuri


Ship project history


Tugs built by Crichton-Vulcan under Soviet order. In June, 1941 they passed commissioning trials. All were confiscated and under building numbers commissioned by Finnish Navy. No761 thus was named Viipuri.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


All were used basically as patrol crafts.