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NIGERIAN NAVY (NIGERIA)

COASTAL FORCES

EKPEN patrol boats (1958-1959/1967)

Ekpen 1970

Names

Ekpen

Ekun

Elole

Builders

5 Yd, Leningrad, USSR: Ekpen, Ekun, Elole

Commissioned

1949-1960 // 1967: Ekpen, Ekun, Elole

Losses

none

Transfers

none

Discarding

1975: Ekpen, Ekun, Elole

 

Displacement standard, t

71

Displacement full, t

83

Length, m

25.5

Breadth, m

6.24

Draught, m

1.45

No of shafts

4

Machinery

4 M-50F diesels

Power, h. p.

4800

Max speed, kts

35

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)

1000(12)

Armament

2 x 2 - 25/82 2M-3, 2 DCT, 2 DCR (36)

Sensors

Zarnitsa radar, Tamir-11 sonar

Complement

23

Ship project history: Former Soviet Project 199 small submarine chasers.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ekpen 1969

Ivan Gogin, 2016