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TA43 torpedo boat (1939/1944)

Beograd 1941

TA43 1944

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
TA43 (ex-Sebenico, ex-Beograd)   A C de la Loire, Nantes, France 1936 23/12/1937 4/1939 // 10/1944 scuttled 1/5/1945

  

Displacement standard, t

1210

Displacement full, t

1681

Length, m

95.4 wl 98.0 oa

Breadth, m

9.45

Draught, m

3.18 normal

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Curtis geared steam turbines, 3 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

40000

Max speed, kts

38

Fuel, t

oil 120

Armament

4 x 1 - 105/42 SK C/32, 2 x 2 - 37/54 M1938, 4 x 1 - 37/54 M1939, 1 x 4 - 20/65 C/38, 4 x 2 - 20/65 C/38, 4 x 1 - 20/65 C/38, 1 x 3 - 533 TT, 30 mines

Sensors FuMO 25 radar

Complement

145

Ship project history: Former Yugoslavian destroyer Beograd, captured in 1941 and entered Italian service as Sebenico. 11/9/1943 she was captured by Germans at Venice during repair, towed for re-equipment to Trieste and commissioned by Kriegsmarine 17/10/1944 as TA43.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: TA43 served on Adriatic Sea and was scuttled at Trieste 1/5/1945.

TA43

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14