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SOVIET NAVY (USSR)

COASTAL FORCES

KM-2 type motor launches (1935-1942)

Names

Navy boats: 11 - 13 <No11 - 13>; 14 <No14>, 12/1944- -14 <SK-14>; 15 <No15>; 18 <No18>, 1/1945- -18 <SK-18>; 21 <No21>, 12/1944- -21 <SK-21>; 22 <No22>; 23 <No23>, 12/1944- -23 <SK-23>; 24 <No24>; 25 <No25>, 12/1944- -25 <SK-25>; 26 <No26>; 27 <No27>; 28 <No28>, 1/1945- -28 <SK-28>; 38 <No38>, 1/1945- -38 <SK-38>; 48 <No48>, 1/1945- -48 <SK-48>; -161 - 165 <OV-161 - 165>, 9/1944- -161 - 165 <SK-161 - 165>

Auxiliary Navy boats, reclassified as combat in 1941: 603 <No603> (ex-MA-3); 604 <No604> (ex-MA-4), 10/1944- KT-604; 605 <No605> (ex--1 <PU-1>); 606 <No606> (ex--2 <PU-2>); 607 <No607> (ex--3 <PU-3>), 10/1944- KT-407

Board Guard boats, transferred to Navy: K-188, 12/1941- 0168 <No0168>; K-189, 12/1941- 0178 <No0178>; K-190, 12/1941- 0188 <No0188>; K-212, 12/1941- 0117 <No0117>, 5/1944- -117 <SK-117>; K-213, 12/1941- 0174 <No0174>, 12/1941- 087 <No087>, 5/1944- -87 <SK-87>; K-214, 12/1941- 0127 <No0127>, 5/1944- -127 <SK-127>; K-215, 12/1941- 096 <No096>, 5/1944- -96 <SK-96>; K-216, 12/1941- 0106 <No0106>; K-217, 12/1941- 0137 <No0137>; K-218, 12/1941- 0135 <No0135>, 5/1944- -135 <SK-135>; K-221, 9/1941- 0173 <No0173>; K-222, 9/1941- 0113 <No0113>; K-223, 9/1941- 0183 <No0183>; K-224, 12/1941- 076 <No076>; K-225, 12/1941- 086 <No086>; K-226, 9/1941- 0123 <No0123>; K-228, 12/1941- 0134 <No0134>, 12/1941- 0145 <No0145>, 5/1944- -145 <SK-145>; K-236, 12/1941- 0116 <No0116>, 5/1944- -116 <SK-116>; K-238, 12/1941- 0174 <No0174>; K-241, 9/1941- 0153 <No0153>; K-242, 9/1941- 0163 <No0163>, 5/1944- -163 <SK-163>; K-279, 7/1941- 614 <No614>, 9/1941- -21 <I-21>, 10/1944- KT-845; K-280, 7/1941- 615 <No615>, 9/1941- -22 <I-22>, 10/1944- KT-846; K-284, 7/1941- 616 <No616>, 9/1941- -23 <I-23>, 11/1944- KT-455; K-288, 9/1941- -24 <I-24>, 12/1944- -24 <SK-24>; K-289, 9/1941- -27 <I-27>; K-292, 9/1941- -25 <I-25>; K-294, 9/1941- -26 <I-26>; K-295, 9/1941- -29 <I-29>; K-298, 9/1941- -28 <I-28>; K-316, 9/1941- -30 <I-30>; K-317, 9/1941- -41 <I-41>; K-318, 9/1941- -42 <I-42>; K-336, 9/1941- -48 <I-48>; K-337, 9/1941- -32 <I-32>; K-338, 9/1941- -49 <I-49>; K-340, 9/1941- -33 <I-33>; K-387, 9/1941- 606 <No606>, 5/1944- -606 <SK-606>

Board Guard boats: K-163 - 166, 166 - 168

Builders

many small yards

Commissioned

1935: K-188 - 190, 288, 289, 292, 294, 295, 298, 316 - 318

1936: K-212 - 218, 221 - 226, 228, 236, 238, 241, 242, 387

1937: K-161 - 168, 279, 280, 284, 336 - 338, 340

1941: No11 - 15, 21 - 27

1935 // 1941: No603 - 607

1942: No18, 28, 38, 48, OV-161 - 165

Losses

No0168 (1/11/1943), No0178 (1/11/1943), No0188 (1/11/1943), No0106 (1942), No0137 (17/5/1942), No0173 (1942), No0113 (16/11/1943), No0183 (1942), No076 (11/1943), No086 (1942), No0123 (2/11/1943), No0174 (1942), No0153 (16/11/1941), I-27 (17/8/1944), I-29 (1/11/1941), I-41 (12/1941), I-42 (25/6/1944), I-48 (13/5/1944), No11 (24/7/1941), No12 (16/9/1941), No13 (27/9/1941), No15 (25/6/1944), No22 (29/9/1941), No23 (9/1941), No27 (1944)

Transfers

none

Discarding

1944: I-25, 26, 28, 33, No26, 603, 605, 606

1945: KT-845

late 1940s: all survived

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement full, t

7

Length, m

13.8

Breadth, m

3.10

Draught, m

0.80

No of shafts

1

Machinery

petrol engine

Power, h. p.

63

Max speed, kts

9

Fuel, t

petrol

Armament

1 x 1 - 7.6/94

Complement

10

 

Ship project history: Boats were designed for police service on rivers and lakes on the basis of project bought in Germany, built as Board Guard boats, runabouts and office boats. Unlike a prototype, had wooden hull and one automobile motor. In days of war they were converted to patrol, smoke curtain and minesweeping launches.

Modernizations: 1941, I-21 - 23, 25 - 28, 32, 33, 48, No603, 604, 607: + sweeps.

1926, No26, 27, 605, 606: + sweeps

1944, I-23, 25: - sweeps.

1944, KT-455: + sweeps

Naval service: No significant events.

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Ivan Gogin, 2009-14