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ALBATROS minesweepers (project 253LP) (1945/1946)

Albatros 1946

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Czapla (ex-T-228) CP, CL, 1952- T11 189 Yd, Leningrad, USSR late 1944 spring 1945 8/1945 // 4/1946 stricken 12/1957
Kondor (ex-T-244) KD, 1952- T12 189 Yd, Leningrad, USSR early 1945 summer 1945 12/1945 // 4/1946 stricken 12/1957
Krogulec (ex-T-465) KG, 1952- T13 190 Yd, Leningrad, USSR early 1945 autumn 1945 late 1945 // 4/1946 stricken 12/1957
Jaskółka (ex-T-231) JK, 1952- T14 189 Yd, Leningrad, USSR late 1944 spring 1945 8/1945 // 4/1946 stricken 1/1959
Albatros (ex-T-225) AL, AB, 1952- T21 189 Yd, Leningrad, USSR late 1944 spring 1945 8/1945 // 4/1946 stricken 1/1959
Orlik (ex-T-467) OL, OK, 1952- T22 190 Yd, Leningrad, USSR early 1945 autumn 1945 late 1945 // 4/1946 stricken 1/1959
Jastrząb (ex-T-241) JS, JT, 1952- T23 189 Yd, Leningrad, USSR early 1945 summer 1945 10/1945 // 4/1946 stricken 12/1957
Kormoran (ex-T-246) KR, KM, 1952- T24 189 Yd, Leningrad, USSR early 1945 summer 1945 12/1945 // 4/1946 stricken 1/1959
Kania (ex-T-243) KN, 1952- T25 189 Yd, Leningrad, USSR early 1945 summer 1945 12/1945 // 4/1946 stricken 1/1959

 

Displacement standard, t

128

Displacement full, t

143

Length, m

38.0

Breadth, m

5.72

Draught, m

1.44

No of shafts

3

Machinery

Superior diesels

Power, h. p.

480

Max speed, kts

12.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil 12

Endurance, nm(kts) 2500(8.6)

Armament

2 x 1 - 45/68 21KM, 2 x 2 - 12.7/79, 12 mines, sweeps, 2 DCR (12)

Sensors

Tamir-10 sonar

Complement

21

Ship project history: Soviet inshore minesweepers of project 253LP.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2009-16