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SOVIET NAVY (USSR)

COASTAL FORCES

A-1 type motor torpedo boats (1943-1945/1944-1946)

 

TK-220 1944

 

 

TK-238 1944

 

Names

TK-220 (ex-PT400); TK-221 (ex-PT401); TK-223 - 230 (ex-MTB363 - 370, ex-BPT53 - 60); TK-231 - 234 (ex-PT402 - 405); TK-235 - 240 (ex-PT408 - 413); TK-241 - 243 (ex-PT430 - 432); TK-244 (ex-PT406); TK-245 (ex-PT407); TK-246 (ex-PT448); TK-247 (ex-PT661); TK-248 - 264 (ex-PT676 - 692); TK-265 - 268 (ex-PT662 - 665); TK-269 - 272 (ex-PT672 - 675); TK-517 (ex-PT437), 10/1953- ΡΚ-764 <SK-764>; TK-518 (ex-PT438); TK-527 (ex-PT446); TK-528 (ex-PT449), 10/1953- ΡΚ-765 <SK-765>; TK-537 (ex-PT439), 10/1953- ΡΚ-766 <SK-766>; TK-538 (ex-PT441), 10/1953- ΡΚ-767 <SK-767>; TK-539 (ex-PT442); TK-540 (ex-PT443), 10/1953- ΡΚ-768 <SK-768>; TK-547 (ex-PT417), 10/1953- ΡΚ-769 <SK-769>; TK-548 (ex-PT419), 10/1953- ΡΚ-770 <SK-770>; TK-549 (ex-PT436), 10/1953- ΡΚ-771 <SK-771>; TK-550 (ex-PT444), 10/1953- ΡΚ-772 <SK-772>; TK-559 (ex-PT428); TK-560 (ex-PT429); TK-561 (ex-PT414); TK-562 (ex-PT415), 10/1953- ΡΚ-773 <SK-773>; TK-563 (ex-PT416); TK-564 (ex-PT433), 10/1953- ΡΚ-774 <SK-774>; TK-565 (ex-PT434); TK-566 (ex-PT435); TK-567 (ex-PT418); TK-568 (ex-PT423), 10/1953- ΡΚ-775 <SK-775>; TK-569 (ex-PT440), 10/1953- ΡΚ-776 <SK-776>; TK-570 (ex-PT421), 10/1953- ΡΚ-777 <SK-777>; TK-578 (ex-PT445), 10/1953- ΡΚ-778 <SK-778>; TK-579 (ex-PT447), 10/1953- ΡΚ-779 <SK-779>; TK-580 (ex-PT420); TK-587 (ex-PT422); TK-588 (ex-PT424); TK-589 (ex-PT425), 10/1953- ΡΚ-780 <SK-780>; TK-590 (ex-PT426), 10/1953- ΡΚ-781 <SK-781>; TK-597 (ex-PT427); TK-809 (ex-PT666); TK-810 (ex-PT667); TK-811 - 813 (ex-PT669 - 671); TK-814 (ex-PT668)

Builders

Annapolis Yacht, USA: TK-220, 221, 223 - 240, 244, 245, 247 - 271, 547, 548, 559, 560 - 563, 567, 568, 570, 580, 587, 588 - 590, 597, 809 - 814

Herreshoff, Bristol, USA: TK-241 - 243, 246, 517, 518, 527, 528, 537 - 540, 549, 550, 564 - 566, 569, 578, 579

Commissioned

9 - 12/1943 // 2/1944: TK-223 - 230

1-12/1944 // 1-12/1944: TK-220, 221, 231 - 250, 517, 518, 527, 528, 537 - 540, 547 - 550, 559 - 570, 578 - 580, 587 - 590, 597

1-12/1944 // 4-10/1945: TK-251 - 254, 265 - 272

1-3/1945 // 5-6/1945: TK-255 - 264

1-12/1944 // 6/1946: TK-809 - 814

Losses

TK-224 (9/9/1944), TK-239 (15/7/1944), TK-565 (16/8/1945)

Transfers

USA, 1954: TK-220, 221, 223, 225, 227, 229, 231 - 236; 1955: TK-252 - 254, 265 - 272, 527, 809 - 814

Discarding

1949: TK-226, 228, 230, 237, 240 - 251

1955: TK-517, 539, 560, 567, 588 - 590, 597, SK-764 - 775, 777 - 779

1956: TK-238, 255 - 264, 559, 561, 563, 566, 580, 587, SK-776

 

Displacement standard, t

33

Displacement full, t

45

Length, m

22.1

Breadth, m

5.87

Draught, m

1.68

No of shafts

3

Machinery

3 petrol engines

Power, h. p.

3375

Max speed, kts

39

Fuel, t

petrol 11200 l

Endurance, nm (kts)

570 (20)

Armament

1 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 4, 2 x 2 - 12.7/90, 2 - 533 TT, 2 DC

Sensors

SO or SCR-517A radar

Complement

11

Ship project history: Vosper 72ft MTBs, delivered on lend-lease.

Modernizations: 1953, SK-764 - 781: - 2 - 533 TT.

Naval service: No significant events.

TK-234

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