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ESPEROS fast torpedo attack craft (1958-1959/1976-1977)


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Lailaps 1999

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Έσπερος [Esperos] (ex-Seeadler) P196, 1980- P50   Lürssen, Vegesack, West Germany   1.2.1958 8/1958 // 24.3.1977 stricken 12.2004
Καταιγίς [Kataigis] (ex-Falke) P197, 1980- P51   Lürssen, Vegesack, West Germany   30.8.1958 4/1959 // 12.12.1976 stricken late 1981
Κένταυρος [Kentavros] (ex-Habicht) P198, 1980- P52   Kröger-Werft, Schacht-Audorf, West Germany   21.2.1959 6/1959 // 22.5.1977 stricken 1985
Κυκλών [Kyklon] (ex-Greif) P199, 1980- P53   Lürssen, Vegesack, West Germany   28.6.1958 3/1959 // 12.12.1976 stricken 2005
Λαίλαψ [Lailaps] (ex-Kondor) P228, 1980- P54   Lürssen, Vegesack, West Germany   17.5.1958 2/1959 // 24.3.1977 stricken 2004
Σκορπίος [Skorpios] (ex-Kormoran) P229, 1980- P55   Kröger-Werft, Schacht-Audorf, West Germany   16.7.1959 11/1959 // 22.5.1977 stricken 1995
Τυφών [Typhon] (ex-Geier) P230, 1980- P56   Lürssen, Vegesack, West Germany   1.10.1958 6/1959 // 12.12.1976 stricken 2005


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

195

Displacement full, t

221

Length, m

39.8 wl 42.6 oa

Breadth, m

7.10

Draught, m

2.40

No of shafts

4

Machinery

4 Maybach diesels

Power, h. p.

14400

Max speed, kts

43

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)1000(32)
Armament

2 x 1 - 40/70 Bofors 350, 4 - 533 TT or (2 - 533 TT, mines)

Electronic equipment

Decca 1226 radar

Complement

39



Standard scale images


<i>Esperos </i>1980
Esperos 1980


Graphics


<i>Lailaps </i>1999
Lailaps 1999


Project history

West German Jaguar class (Type 141) MTBs, transferred after Bundesmarine service.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.