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ROMANIAN NAVY (ROMANIA)

ESCORTS

V61 submarine chasers (1955/1955)

V1 1970

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
V61 (ex-BO-157), later- V1, 1991- Comandor Eugeniu Botez V61, later- V1 340 Yd, Zelenodolsk, USSR 3/1955 15/6/1955 10/1955 // 12/1955 stricken 1990s
V62 (ex-BO-161), later- V2, 1991- Comandor Constantin Costăchescu V62, later- V2 340 Yd, Zelenodolsk, USSR 4/1955 23/7/1955 10/1955 // 12/1955 stricken 1990s
V63 (ex-BO-466), later- V3, 1991- Comandor Alexandru Cătuneanu V63, later- V3 340 Yd, Zelenodolsk, USSR 9/1954 13/11/1954 5/1955 // 12/1955 stricken 1990s

 

Displacement standard, t

289

Displacement full, t

325

Length, m

49.5 wl 51.7 oa

Draught, m

2.19

No of shafts

3

Machinery

9D diesels

Power, h. p.

3300

Max speed, kts

20

Fuel, t

18

Endurance, nm(kts)

3000(12)

Armament

1 x 1 - 85/52 90K, 2 x 1 - 37/73 70K, 2 x 2 - 12.7/79, 2 x 5 - 250 RBU-1200 ASWRL, 1 DCR (36), 18 mines

Sensors

Neptun radar, Tamir-10 or Tamir-11 sonar

Complement

54

Ship project history: Former Soviet submarine chasers of Project 122bis.

Modernizations: 1980s, all: - 1 x 1 - 85/52, 2 x 2 - 12.7/79, Neptun radar; + 1 x 2 - 14.5/89, 2 DCT, Rif-A (may be) radar

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2016