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No33 armoured motor gunboats (project S-40) (1942)

BK-331 1944

Names

33 <No33>, 8/1942- 24 <No24>, 11/1942- 81 <No81>, 5/1943- 332 <No332>, 5/1943- 81 <No81>; 43 <No43>, 6/1942- 31 <No31>, 8/1942- 21 <No21>; 44 <No44>, 6/1942- 32 <No32>, 8/1942- 23 <No23>, 5/1943- 331 <No331>, 3/1944- -331 <BK-331>; 45 <No45>, 6/1942- 34 <No34>, 8/1942- 25 <No25>; 53 <No53>, 8/1942- 81 <No81>, 9/1942- 34 <No34>, 10/1942- 26 <No26>, 10/1942- 101 <No101>, 11/1942- 82 <No82>, 5/1943- 334 <No334>; 54 <No54>, 8/1942- 82 <No82>, 9/1942- 101 <No101>, 10/1942- 26 <No26>, 5/1943- 333 <No333>, 3/1944- -333 <BK-333>; 102 <No102>, 11/1942- 83 <No83>, 3/1943- 324 <No324>, 6/1943- 323 <No323>, 3/1944- -323 <BK-323>

Builders

340 Yd, Zelenodolsk

Commissioned

6-10/1942: No33, 43 - 45, 53, 54, 102

Losses

No332 (10/11/1943), No21 (8/10/1942), No25 (3/11/1942)

Transfers

none

Discarding

1950s: all survived

 

Displacement standard, t

32

Displacement full, t

36.5

Length, m

24.7

Breadth, m

3.85

Draught, m

0.60

No of shafts

2

Machinery

V-2 diesels

Power, h. p.

800

Max speed, kts

19

Fuel, t

diesel oil 2.3

Armour, mm

belt: 7, deck: 4, turrets: 45 - 30, CT: 7

Armament

1 x 1 - 76/40 F-34 3 x 1 - 7.6/94

Complement

13

 

Ship project history: Diesel-engined armoured MGB for Amu-Darya, designed under guidance of Yu. Yu. Benua in 1939 on the basis of project 1125, with replacement of the aviation motor by 2 V-2 tank diesels.

Ship protection: Hull and CT had bullet-proof protection, guns placed in standard tank turrets. 76/30mm 8K guns were on open mounts without shields.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Survived boats in 1945 were transferred to Board Guard.

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Ivan Gogin, 2009-14