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PAKISTAN NAVY (PAKISTAN)

MINE WARFARE SHIPS

MAHMOOD coastal minesweepers (1956-1963)

Mahmood 1965

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
محمود <Mahmood> M160 Quincy Adams, Quincy, USA     4/1957 stricken 1995
مومن <Momin> M161 Peterson Builders, Sturgeon Bay, USA     7/1962 stricken 1983
مبارک <Mubarak> M162 Hodgdon Bros, East Boothbay, USA     1/1957 stricken 1983
محافظ <Muhafiz> M163 Bellingham SY, USA     2/1955 sunk 4/12/1971
مجاہد <Mujahid> M164 Hodgdon Bros, East Boothbay, USA     10/1956 stricken 1990
مختار <Mukhtar> M165 Bellingham SY, USA     7/1959 stricken 1995
منصف <Munsif> M166 Bellingham SY, USA     4/1959 stricken 1979
موشل <Moshal> M167 Peterson Builders, Sturgeon Bay, USA     6/1963 stricken 1983

 

Displacement light, t

360

Displacement full, t

400

Length, m

42.1 wl 44.3 oa

Breadth, m

8.10

Draught, m

2.10

No of shafts

2

Machinery

General Motors diesels

Power, h. p.

880

Max speed, kts

12

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm (kts)

2500(10)

Armament

1 x 2 - 20/70 Mk 24, acoustic, magnetic and wire minesweeping gear

Sensors

SPS-53 radar, UQS-1 sonar

Complement

39

Ship project history: US Bluebird class, built under MAP. Momin and Moshal had lower bridges than the other six.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Munsif 1972

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