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ROMANIAN NAVY (ROMANIA)

COASTAL FORCES

V12 armoured motor gunboat (1940/1943)

V12 1944

Names

V12 (ex-204 <No204>, ex--114 <B-114>)

Builders

340 Yd, Zelenodolsk, USSR // Santieri Galati, Galatz: V12

Commissioned

1940 // 11/1943: V12

Losses

V12 (9/1944 or later)

Transfers

none

Discarding

none

 

Displacement standard, t

26

Displacement full, t

30

Length, m

22.7

Breadth, m

3.54

Draught, m

0.55

No of shafts

1

Machinery

GAM-34BS petrol engine

Power, h. p.

750

Max speed, kts

19.7

Fuel, t

petrol 1.3

Armour, mm

belt: 7, deck: 4, turrets: 45 - 30, CT: 7

Armament

1 x 1 - 76/22 L-10, 2 x 2 - 12.7/79 or 2 x 1 - 12.7/79 or 2 x 1 - 7.6/94, 1 x 1 - 7.6/94

Complement

13

 

Ship project history: Former Soviet armoured motor gunboat No204 (till 21/6/1941 B-114) of project 1125. 28/6/1941 on 65 km of Danube she received heavy damages from fire of Romanian marines artillery and ran aground. She was salvaged by Romanians and repaired at Galatz.

Ship protection: Hull and CT had bulletproof protection, gun was installed in standard turret of T-34 or T-28 tank.

Modernizations: None.

Fate notes: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2009-15