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IAD MORDEKHAI landing barges (1942-1945/1948)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
'יד מרדכי' [Iad Mordekhai] (ex-F...D) F25   Germany     1943-1945 // 1948 stricken 1957
ו'בית הערבה' [Vavid Harvah] (ex-F...D) F33   Germany     1943-1945 // 1948 stricken 1957


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

168

Displacement full, t

239

Length, m

49.8

Breadth, m

6.59

Draught, m

1.35 deep load

No of shafts

3

Machinery

3 Deutz diesels

Power, h. p.

375

Max speed, kts

10.3

Fuel, t

diesel oil 4.1

Endurance, nm(kts)

1120(7)

Armament

some 1 - 20/70 Mk 3

Military load

140 t (3 Pz.IV or 2 Pz.VI or 200 men)

Complement

17 - 21



Standard scale images


<i>Iad Mordekhai </i>1950
Iad Mordekhai 1950


Project history

Former German MFP type D barges, transferred from Italy.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.