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IMPERIAL RUSSIAN NAVY / SOVIET NAVY (RUSSIA / USSR)

COASTAL FORCES

D type river armoured motor gunboats (1916-1917)

Dozornyy 1917

Names

18 boats (1 - 18 <No1 - 18>) inc:

<Dozornyy>, 4/1919- 5 <No5>, 9/1919- 9 <No9>; <Razvedchik>, 4/1919- 6 <No6>; 1 <No1>, 1928- -1 <D-1>, 3/1934- -1 <BK-1>, 2/1939- 132 <No132>; 2 <No2>, 1921- -2 <SK-2>, 1928- -2 <D-2>, 3/1934- -2 <BK-2>, 2/1939- 133 <No133>; 3 <No3>, 1921- -3 <SK-3>, 1928- -3 <D-3>, 3/1934- -3 <BK-3>, 2/1939- 134 <No134>; 4 <No4>, 1921- -4 <SK-4>, 1928- -4 <D-4>, 3/1934- -4 <BK-4>, 2/1939- 135 <No135>

3 of No132 - 135 were salvaged and renamed -35 - 37 <BK-35 - 37>; -36 <BK-36> and -37 <BK-37> were commissioned again in May 1944

Builders

Mullins, USA

Commissioned

1916 - 1917

Losses

No6 (3/8/1919), No132 (9/1941), No133 (9/1941), No134 (9/1941), No135 (9/1941)

Transfers

none

Discarding

1921: No9

10/1945: BK-36, 37

 

Displacement normal, t

6.5

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

9.15

Breadth, m

2.44

Draught, m

0.65

No of shafts

1

Machinery

Stirling gasoline engine

Power, h. p.

80

Max speed, kts

10.5

Fuel, t

gasoline

Endurance, nm(kts) 500(5)
Armour, mm belt: 5, turret: 6, CT: 6

Armament

1 x 2 - 7.6/94

Complement

7

 

Ship project history: River armoured sentry boats built under War Department order.

Ship protection: Bullet-proof protection.

Modernizations: late 1930s, No132 - 135: + 1 x 1 - 12.7/79.

Naval service: No significant events.

BK-2

Ivan Gogin, 2009-14