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SK-754 motor launches (1907/1944)

SK-754 1944

Names

ΡΚ-754 <SK-754> (ex-V1 Major Ene Constantin); ΡΚ-755 <SK-755> (ex-V3 Capitan Nicolae Romano); ΡΚ-756 <SK-756> (ex-V4 Major Nicolae Grigore Ioan)

Builders

Thames IW, Blackwall, UK

Commissioned

1907 // 10/1944

Losses

none

Transfers

Romania, 9/1945: SK-754 - 756 (V1, 3, 4)

Discarding

none

 

Displacement standard, t

45

Displacement full, t

51

Length, m

30.4

Breadth, m

3.96

Draught, m

0.80

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VC, 2 boilers

Power, h. p.

550

Max speed, kts

18

Fuel, t

coal 7.6

Armament

1 x 1 - 47/40 Škoda, 1 x 1 - 20/65 C/30, 2 x 1 - 7.9/79, sweeps

Complement

18

Ship project history: Ex-Romanian river torpedo boats, converted to motor launchers late 1930s, all were captured by Red Army in August 1944.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

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