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ROYAL INDIAN MARINE - INDIAN NAVY (INDIA)

TORPEDO SHIPS

RANJIT destroyers (1942/1949)

Rajput 1960

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Rana (राणा) (ex-Raider) D115 Cammell Laird, Birkenhead, UK 4/1941 1/4/1942 11/1942 // 9/9/1949 deleted 1979
Ranjit (रणजीत) (ex-Redoubt) D141 John Brown, Clydebank, UK 6/1941 2/5/1942 10/1942 // 4/7/1949 deleted 1979
Rajput (राजपूत) (ex-Rotherham) D209 John Brown, Clydebank, UK 4/1941 21/3/1942 8/1942 // 29/7/1949 deleted 1976

   

Displacement standard, t

1725

Displacement full, t

2424

Length, m

103.5 pp 109.2 oa

Breadth, m

10.9

Draught, m

4.29 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Parsons geared steam turbines, 2 Admiralty 3-drum diesels

Power, h. p.

40000

Max speed, kn

36

Fuel, t

oil 490

Endurance, nm(kts) 4675(20)

Armament

4 x 1 - 120/45 CP Mk XVIII, 4 x 1 - 40/60 Mk VII, 1 x 4 - 40/39 Mk VII, 2 x 2 - 20/70 Mk V, 2 x 4 - 533 TT, 4 DCT, 3 DCR (130)

Sensors

type 272, type 282, type 285, type 291, type 293 radars, type 123, type 127 sonars

Complement

225

Ship project history: All given lattice foremast in place of tripod, new funnel ventilating trunks for tropical service, retubed boilers and new radar prior to transfer. The new top hamper was counterweighted with 30t of permanent pig iron ballast.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Rajput

Ivan Gogin, 2015