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SOVIET NAVY (USSR)

COASTAL FORCES

A-2 type motor torpedo boats (1942-1945/1943-1945)

 

No202 1944

 

Names

21 <No21> (ex-PT89); 22 <No22> (ex-PT86), 2/1944- TK-214; 202 - 213 <No202 - 213> (ex-PT265 - 276), 4/1944- TK-202 - 213; TK-215 - 218 (ex-PT289 - 292); TK-219 (ex-PT294); TK-222 (ex-PT293); TK-851 - 882 (ex-PT625 - 656)

Builders

Higgins, New Orleans, USA

Commissioned

7 - 12/1942 // 2/1943 - No21, 22

1 - 12/1943 // 11/1943 - No202 - 213

1 - 12/1943 // 12/1943 - TK-215 - 219, TK-222

12/1944 // 5/1945 - TK-851, 852

1 - 10/1945 // 5 - 8/1945 - TK-853 - 882

Losses

No21 (12/5/1943), TK-214 (10/3/1945), TK-203 (19/8/1944), TK-209 (9/5/1944), TK-212 (10/4/1944), TK-217 (8/5/1944)

Transfers

No

Discarding

1954: TK-855, TK-859, TK-877

1956: TK-202, TK-204 - 208, TK-210, TK-211, TK-213, TK-215, TK-216, TK-218, TK-219, TK-222, TK-851 - 854, TK-856 - 858, TK-860 - 876, TK-878 - 882

 

 

Displacement standard, t

35

Displacement full, t

48

Length, m

23.9 - 24.0

Breadth, m

6.12

Draught, m

1.60

No of shafts

3

Machinery

3 petrol engines

Power, h. p.

4050 - 4500

Max speed, kts

41

Fuel, t

petrol 10800 l

Endurance, nm (kts)

500 (20)

Armament

No21, 22, 202 - 213, TK-215 - 219, TK-222: 1 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 4, 2 x 2 - 12.7/90, 4 - 533 TT

TK-851 - 882: 1 x 1 - 40/56 Mk 1/2, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 4, 4 - 533 TT

Sensors SO or SCR-517A radar
Complement

17

Ship project history: Higgins 78ft MTBs, delivered on lend-lease.

Modernizations: 1944, most survived: + 1 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 4

Naval service: No significant events.

No22

Ivan Gogin, 2009-14