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POLISH NAVY (POLAND)

COASTAL FORCES

S2 motor ASW boats (1940/1940)

Names

S2 Wilczur (ex-MGB44, ex-MA/SB44), S3 Wyzel (ex-MGB45, ex-MA/SB45)

Builders

British Power Boat, Hythe, UK: S2 Wilczur, S3 Wyzel

Completed

1940 // 7/1940: S2 Wilczur, S3 Wyzel

Losses

S3 Wyzel (CTL 20/5/1943)

Transfers

none

Discarding

7/1944: S2 Wilczur

 

Displacement standard, t

24

Displacement full, t

31

Length, m

19.2

Breadth, m

5.00

Draught, m

1.08

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Rolls-Royce petrol engines

Power, h. p.

2200

Max speed, kts

36

Fuel, t

petrol

Armament

1 x 1 - 40/39 2pdr QF Mk VIII, 2 x 2 - 12.7/62, 2 DC

Complement

10

Ship project history: Submarine chasers in hulls of MTBs, ordered by Sweden and Norway, requisitioned by British after war begun. Two of them were transferred to Polish Navy.

Modernizations: None

Naval service: No significant events.

S2 and S3

Ivan Gogin, 2009-15