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M3 ASW motor boats (1920/1921)


Ships


Names Builders Completed Losses Transfers Discarding

M3 (ex-MAS348), later VAS3

M4 (ex-MAS350), later VAS4

M5 (ex-MAS373), later VAS5

M6 (ex-MAS349), later VAS6

M7 (ex-MAS351), later VAS7

Pattison, Napoli, Italy: M3, 4, 6, 7

Arsenale di La Spezia, Italy: M5

1920 // 1921: M3-7

none

none

1931-1932: M3-7



Technical data


Displacement normal, t

42.8 - 44.6

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

24.4

Breadth, m

3.70

Draught, m

1.30

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Standard petrol engines

Power, h. p.

460

Max speed, kts

19

Fuel, t

petrol

Endurance, nm(kts)900(16)
Armament

1 x 1 - 76/40 Armstrong 1916, (1 - 2) x 1 - 6.5/80, 10 DC

Electronic equipmenthydrophone
Complement

15



Standard scale images


<i>M3 </i>1921
M3 1921


Ship project history


Italian MAS C group 2nd series boats, bought by Romania in 1921 for service on Danube.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.