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POLISH NAVY (POLAND)

MINE WARFARE SHIPS

CZAJKA coastal minesweepers (1918/1920)

Czajka 1920

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Czajka (ex-Finlandia I, ex-FM2)   Seebeck, Geestemünde, Germany 1917 6/7/1918 8/1918 // 9/1920 stricken 1935
Jaskółka (ex-Finlandia II, ex-FM27)   Caesar Wollheim, Breslau, Germany 1917 1918 1918 // 9/1920 stricken 1935
Mewa (ex-Finlandia III, ex-FM28)   Caesar Wollheim, Breslau, Germany 1917 1918 1918 // 9/1920 survey vessel 1934
Rybitwa (ex-Finlandia IV, ex-FM31)   Lübecker Maschinenbau Ges., Germany 1917 1919 1919 // 9/1920 stricken 1935

 

Displacement normal, t

170

Displacement full, t

193

Length, m

41.8 wl 43.0 oa

Breadth, m

6.00

Draught, m

1.40 normal 1.68 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 1 Marine boiler

Power, h. p.

600

Max speed, kts

14

Fuel, t

coal 32

Armament

1 x 1 - 47/40 Hotchkiss, 2 x 1 - 7.9/92, 20 mines, sweeps

Complement

35

 

Ship project history: ex-German minesweepers of FM class, bought by Poland in Denmark.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2009-15