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BIR HAKEIM torpedo boat (1940/1946)

Bir Hakeim 1946

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Bir Hakeim (ex-T11) T10 938 Deschimag, Bremen, Germany 7/1938 1/3/1939 5/1940 // 2/1946 stricken 10/1951

 

Displacement standard, t

839

Displacement full, t

1082

Length, m

82.2 wl 87.1 oa

Breadth, m

8.62

Draught, m

2.33 normal 2.94 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Wagner geared steam turbines, 4 Wagner boilers

Power, h. p.

31000

Max speed, kts

35

Fuel, t

oil 200

Endurance, nm(kts) 1070(19)

Armament

1 x 1 - 105/45 SK C/32, 1 x 1 - 40/60 FlaK 28, 2 x 1 - 37/57 FlaK M/43, 2 x 4 - 20/65 C/38, 4 x 1 - 20/65 C/38, 1 x 3 - 533 TT, 2 DCT (32), 30 mines

Complement

119

Ship project history: Ex-German torpedo boat of 1935 type taken over by reparations.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2008-15