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PTA Nr.404 landing self-propelled barges (1941-1942/1944)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
PTA Nr.404 (m. b. ex-F126A)     Drzhavna verf, Varna, Bulgaria   18/4/1941 m.b. 12/1941 // 2/1944 captured by USSR 5/9/1944 (m.b. БДБ-14 [BDB-14])
PTA Nr.405 (m.b. ex-Bremen, m.b. ex-Venus, ex-F127A)     Drzhavna verf, Varna, Bulgaria   18/4/1941 m.b. 12/1941 // 2/1944 captured by USSR 5/9/1944 (m.b. БДБ-15 [BDB-15])
PTA Nr.406 (m.b. ex-F143A)     Drzhavna verf, Varna, Bulgaria   18/4/1941 m.b. 3/1942 // 2/1944 captured by USSR 5/9/1944 (m.b. БДБ-16 [BDB-16])


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

155

Displacement full, t

220

Length, m

47.0

Breadth, m

6.53

Draught, m

1.45 deep load

No of shafts

3

Machinery

3 Deutz diesels

Power, h. p.

390

Max speed, kts

10.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil 4.1

Endurance, nm(kts)1340(7)
Armament

1 x 1 - 75/35 SK C/34 or 1 x 1 - 75/43 PaK40 or 1 x 1 - 37/80 SK C/30, (1 - 2) x 1 - 20/65 C/38, can carry 50 mines instead of cargo

Military load

105 t (2 T-34 or 200 men)

Complement

17 - 21



Ship project history


German landing barges of A type, transferred to Romanian Navy in February, 1944.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


5/9/1944 all were captured by Soviet troops at Sulina, further fate is unknown. Probably, they 20/10/1944 were commissioned by Soviet Navy as BDB-14-16.