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ARBE small minesweepers - minelayers (1931 / 1941)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Arbe (ex-Малинска [Malinska], ex-MT135)     Danubius, Kraljevica, Yugoslavia 12.1917 1931 1931 // 4.1941 captured by Germany 9.9.1943
Meleda (ex-Мљет [Mljet], ex-MT137)     Danubius, Kraljevica, Yugoslavia 2.1918 1931 1931 // 4.1941 to Yugoslavia 12.1943 (М3 [M3])
Pasman (ex-Мосор [Mosor], ex-MT134)     Danubius, Kraljevica, Yugoslavia 12.1917 1931 1931 // 4.1941 captured by Germany 9.9.1943 (Pasman)
Solta (ex-Мељине [Meljine], ex-MT136)     Danubius, Kraljevica, Yugoslavia 12.1917 1931 1931 // 4.1941 to Yugoslavia 12.1943 (М1 [M1])
Ugliano (ex-Марјан [Marjan], ex-MT133)     Danubius, Kraljevica, Yugoslavia 11.1917 1931 1931 // 4.1941 to Yugoslavia 2.1944 (М2 [M2])


Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement full, t

as minesweeper: 115

as minelayer: 128

Length, m

29.4 - 30.1

Breadth, m

6.70

Draught, m

1.70

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 1 boiler

Power, h. p.

280

Max speed, kts

11.6

Fuel, t

oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

1 x 1 - 47/40 Škoda, 1 x 1 - 7.9/92, 20 - 34 mines or mechanical minesweeping gear

Complement

27



Standard scale images


<i>Arbe </i>1941
Arbe 1941


Project history

Austrian mine transports, laid down in the WWI, completed for Yugoslavia in 1930s. They were captured by Italians in 1941 and commissioned by Regia Marina as minesweepers.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

Arbe and Pasman were captured by Germans 9.9.1943 at Sibenik.