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KOREAN PEOPLE'S ARMY NAVAL FORCE (NORTH KOREA)

COASTAL FORCES

G-5 MTBs (1933-1944/1949)

1950

Names

5 boats (inc. Nos21-24)

Builders

USSR: 5 boats

Completed

1933-1944 // 1949: 5 boats

Losses

No22 (2/7/1950), No23(2/7/1950), No24(2/7/1950)

Transfers

none

Discarding

1960s: 2 boats

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement full, t

20

Length, m

19.1

Breadth, m

3.40

Draught, m

1.02

No of shafts

2

Machinery

GAM-34F or GAM-34BS petrol engines

Power, h. p.

1700 or 2000

Max speed, kts

51

Fuel, t

petrol 1.7

Endurance, nm(kts) 200(31)

Armament

2 x 1 - 12.7/79, 2 - 533 TT (stern) or 3 - 4 mines or 24 DC

Complement

6 - 7

Ship project history: Former Soviet G-5 type MTBs.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2016