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ex-US 50ft minesweeping launches (1950s/1972)


Ships


Names Builders Commissioned Losses Transfers Discarding

4 units

USA: 4 units

1950s // 1972: 4 units

none

none

mid-2000s: 4 units


Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement full, t

21

Length, m

15.2

Breadth, m

4.01

Draught, m

1.31

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 Navy DB diesel

Power, h. p.

60

Max speed, kts

8

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)150(8)
Armament

mechanical minesweeping gear

Electronic equipmentnone
Complement6


Project history

Wooden-hulled former personnel launches loaned in 1972 and purchased during 1981. Intended for harbor use.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

 No significant events.