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PREZIDENTAS SMETONA patrol ship (1917/1927)

Prezidentas Smetona 1927

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Prezidentas Smetona (ex-M59), 6/1940- Prezidento, 8/1940- Primunas   Seebeck, Geestemünde, Germany 1916 31/10/1917 11/1917 // 7/1927 to USSR 6/8/1940 (Задорный <Zadornyy>)

 

Displacement standard, t

506

Displacement full, t

535

Length, m

57.8 wl 59.3 oa

Breadth, m

7.30

Draught, m

2.20

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 2 Marine boilers

Power, h. p.

1750

Max speed, kts

16

Fuel, t

coal 130

Endurance, nm(kts) 2000(14)

Armament

2 x 1 - 105/42 Tbts L/45 C/16, 30 mines, sweeps

Complement

70

Ship project history: German minesweeper M59 of 1916 type was purchased by Lithuania in July 1927.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Primunas was incorporated to Red Navy in August 1940.

Prezidentas Smetona 1936

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