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VS Nr.1 submarine chasers (1943)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
VS Nr.1 (ex-KFK198)     Burmester, Swinemünde, Germany     5/1943 captured by USSR 5/9/1944 (MO-851)
VS Nr.2 (ex-KFK199)     Burmester, Swinemünde, Germany     5/1943 captured by USSR 5/9/1944 (MO-852)
VS Nr.3 (ex-KFK201)     Burmester, Swinemünde, Germany     6/1943 // 8/1944 captured by USSR 5/9/1944 (MO-853)
(ex-KFK270)     Burmester, Swinemünde, Germany     10/1943 // 8/1944 never commissioned really


Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement full, t110
Length, m

24.0

Breadth, m

6.40

Draught, m2.75
No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 diesel

Power, h. p.

175

Max speed, kts

9

Fuel, t

diesel oil 7

Endurance, nm(kts)1200(7)
Armament

1 x 1 - 37/80 SK C/30, 1 x 1 - 20/65 C/38, 2 DCR (12) or mechanical minesweeping gear

Electronic equipmenthydrophone
Complement

15 - 18



Ship project history


Representatives of a numerous series of KFK-boats. They were transferred to Romanian Navy 21/11/1943 for ASW role, having German sonar.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


5/9/1944 all were captured by Soviet troops at Constanza, 10/10/1944 commissioned by Soviet Navy as MO-851-853. Besides, Germans transferred to Romanians KFK270, but this boat was never commissioned by Romanian Navy and her fate is unknown.