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TA43 torpedo boat (1939 / 1944)


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TA43

Ships


Name No Yard 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


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

1210

Displacement full, t1681
Length, m

95.4 wl 98.0 oa

Breadth, m

9.45

Draught, m

3.18 normal

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 sets 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

Electronic equipmentFuMO 25 radar
Complement

145



Standard scale images


<i>Beograd</i> 1941
Beograd 1941
<i>TA43</i> 1944
TA43 1944


Graphics


<i>TA43</i>
TA43


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.