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KENYA NAVY (KENYA)

COASTAL FORCES

NYATI patrol craft (1952/1964)

Nyati 1968

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Nyati (ex-Aberford) P3102 Yarrow, Poplar, UK   23/9/1952 1952 // 10/1964 sold 1971

 

Displacement standard, t

120

Displacement full, t

160

Length, m

33.5 pp 35.7 oa

Breadth, m

6.10

Draught, m

1.50

No of shafts

3

Machinery

2 12-cyl Paxman diesels + 1 Foden diesel

Power, h. p.

1100 + 100

Max speed, kts

18 / 8

Fuel, t

diesel oil 23

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

1 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 7, 2 DCT, 2 DCR

Sensors

type 978 radar, type 144 sonar

Complement

19

Ship project history: Former British 'Ford' class seaward defence boat, loaned in 1964 and transferred permanently in 1967.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2016