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KENYA NAVY (KENYA)

COASTAL FORCES

SIMBA patrol craft (1966)

Simba 1975

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Simba P3110 Vosper, Portsmouth, UK   9/9/1965 5/1966 stricken 1988
Chui P3112 Vosper, Portsmouth, UK   25/11/1965 7/1966 stricken 1987
Ndovu P3117 Vosper, Portsmouth, UK   22/12/1965 7/1966 stricken 1987

 

Displacement standard, t

96

Displacement full, t

109

Length, m

31.4 oa 29.0 pp

Breadth, m

5.95

Draught, m

1.65

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Paxman-Ventura diesels

Power, h. p.

2800

Max speed, kts

24

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)

1500(16)

Armament

2 x 1 - 40/70 Breda-Bofors 564

Sensors

Decca 202 radar

Complement

23

Ship project history: Large patrol boats, similar to Malaysian Sri class.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2016