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IRANIAN NAVY (IRAN)

TORPEDO SHIPS

ARTEMIZ destroyer (1945/1965)

Artemiz 1970

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
آرتمیس <Artemiz> (ex-Sluys), 1985- دماوند <Damavand> D5, 1976- 51 Cammell Laird, Birkenhead, UK 11/1943 28/2/1945 9/1946 // 26/1/1965 stricken ~1995-97

 

Displacement standard, t

2315 - 2325

Displacement full, t

3290 - 3300

Length, m

108.2 pp 115.5 oa

Breadth, m

12.3

Draught, m

4.62 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Parsons geared steam turbines, 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers

Power, h. p.

50000

Max speed, kn

35.75

Fuel, t

oil 727, diesel oil 40

Endurance, nm(kts) 4400(20)

Armament

1 x 4 Seacat GWS 22 SAM (16 Seacat), 2 x 2 - 114/45 Mk 4, 4 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 7, 1 x 3 - 305 Squid Mk 4 ASWRL

Sensors

AWS-1, Decca 629, Sea Hunter,  radars,  PMS-26 sonar, RDL-1 ECM suite

Complement

270

Ship project history: Former 'Battle' class British destroyer was transferred to Iran after three-year modernization by Vosper Thornycroft.

Modernizations: 1976: - 2 x 1 - 40/60; + 2 x 4 Standard SSM (8 RGM-66D)

1985: - 1 x 4 Seacat SAM; + 1 x 2 - 23/87 ZU-23-2

Naval service: No significant events.

Artemiz 1978

Ivan Gogin, 2016