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MS41D motor torpedo boats (1936 - 1939 / 1941)


Ships


Names Builders Completed Losses Transfers Discarding

MAS3D (ex-Орјен [Orjen]), 7/1942- MS41

MAS4D (ex-Велебит [Velebit]), 7/1942- MS42

MAS5D (ex-Динара [Dinara]), 7/1942- MS43

MAS6D (ex-Триглав [Triglav]), 7/1942- MS44

MAS7D (ex-Сувобор [Suvobor]), 7/1942- MS45

MAS8D (ex-Рудник [Rudnik]), 7/1942- MS46

Lürssen, Vegesack, Germany: MAS3D-8D

1936 // 4/1941: MAS3D

1937 // 4/1941: MAS7D

1938 // 4/1941: MAS4D

1939 // 4/1941: MAS5D, 6D, 8D

MS41 (9/9/1943), MS42 (9/9/1943, German S2), MS43 (9/9/1943 German S3), MS44 (9/9/1943 German S4), MS45 (18/9/1943), MS46 (9/9/1943 German S5)

none

none



Technical data


Displacement standard, t61.7
Displacement full, t63
Length, m

28.0

Breadth, m

4.30

Draught, m

1.51

No of shafts

3

Machinery

3 Daimler-Benz petrol engines

Power, h. p.

3300

Max speed, kts

31

Fuel, t

petrol 5.5

Endurance, nm(kts)265(31)
Armament

MAS3D - 6D: 2 x 1 - 20/65 Breda 1940, 1 x 1 - 6.5/115, 2 - 550 TT, 12 - 20 DC

MAS7D, 8D: 1 x 1 - 40/56 Bofors M36, 1 x 1 - 15/84, 2 - 550 TT, 12 - 20 DC

Complement

20 - 21



Standard scale images


<i>MAS3D</i> 1941
MAS3D 1941


Ship project history


Former Yugoslavian MTBs Orjen, Velebit, Dinara, Triglav, Suvobor and Rudnik built by Lürssen. They were captured by Italians in April, 1941 and commissioned by them as MAS3D-8D. Original 40mm MGs were partly replaced by Italian 20mm ones.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.