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CONVERTED MERCHANT VESSELS

guard ships of WWII

RT-10 Lebyodka 1939

more than 1000 BRT

Name

Compl. // Comm.

Builder

Tonnage, BRT or Disp., t

Dimensions, m

Speed, kts

Engine, Power hp

Armament

Fate

79 <Aysberg> (ex--64 <RT-64 Yan Gamarnik>), 9/1941- -24 <SKR-24> 1933 // 7/1941   1200 53.5x9.0x4.3 9.5 1VTE, 1boiler, 650 2 - 76/52, 2 DCR wrecked 2/1/1942
25 <Briz> (ex--58 <RT-58 Spartak) 1933 // 7/1941   1200 53.5x9.0x4.3 9.5 1VTE, 1boiler, 650 2 - 76/52, 2 DCR depot ship 12/1944
21 <Grad> (ex--82 <RT-82 Dimitrov>) 1935 // 7/1941   1700 51.3x9.0x4.5 9 1VTE, 1boiler, 650 2 - 45, 2 DCR returned 5/1944
<Passat> (ex--102 . <RT-102 V. Chkalov>) 1940 // 7/1941   1500 51.3x9.0x4.5 9 1VTE, 1boiler, 675 2 - 45, 2 DCR sunk 13/7/1941
-5 <DK-5> (ex--5 <RT-5 Krab>), 3/1940- <Priliv> 1932 // 12/1939   1450 51.2x9.0x4.5 11 1VTE, 1boiler, 650 2 - 45, 2 DCR sunk 3/8/1943
-10 <DK-10> (ex--10 <RT-10 Lebyodka>), 3/1940- 12 <Tuman> 1930 // 12/1939   1150 50.8x9.0x4.5 10 1VTE, 1boiler, 675 2 - 45, 2DCR sunk 10/8/1941
-30 <DK-30> (ex--30 <RT-30 Ussuriets>), 3/1940- 13 <Zarya> 1931 // 12/1939   1255 54.8x9.0x4.6 10 1VTE, 1boiler, 675 2 - 45, 2 DCR depot ship 4/1944
-38 <DK-38> (ex--38 <RT-38 Strelok>), 3/1930- 26 <Mgla> 1932 // 12/1939   1255 54.8x9.0x4.6 10 1VTE, 1boiler, 675 2 - 45, 2 DCR wrecked 8/3/1942
-60 <DK-60> (ex--60 <RT-60 Rabochiy>), 3/1940- 11 <Toros> 1932 // 12/1939   1107 53.4x9.0x4.5 10.5 1VTE, 1boiler, 650 2 - 45, 2 DCR returned 5/1944
73 -14 <SKR-14> (ex--86 <RT-86 Indiga>) 1937 // 9/1941   1200 55.4x9.0x4.9 9 1VTE, 1boiler, 650 2 - 76/28, 2 DCR wrecked 12/10/1943
74 -15 <SKR-15> (ex--85 <RT-85 Sergo Ordzhonikidze) 1937 // 9/1941   1200 55.4x9.0x4.9 9 1VTE, 1boiler, 650 2 - 76/28, 2 DCR returned 3/1945
75 -16 <SKR-16> (ex--78 <RT-78 Groznyy>) 1934 // 9/1941   1107 53.4x9.0x4.5 9.5 1VTE, 1boiler, 650 2 - 76/28, 2 DCR returned 3/1945
76 -21 <SKR-21> (ex--73 <RT-73 Kuybyshev>) 1932 // 9/1941   1200 55.4x9.0x4.9 9 1VTE, 1boiler, 650 2 - 76/28, 2 DCR sunk 17/5/1942
77 -22 <SKR-22> (ex--79 <RT-79 Tbilisi>) 1933 // 10/1941   1200 53.5x9.0x4.3 9.5 1VTE, 1boiler, 650 2 - 75/48, 2 DCR returned 3/1945
78 -23 <SKR-23> (ex--57 <RT-57 Smena>) 1931 // 9/1941   1200 53.5x9.0x4.3 9.5 1VTE, 1boiler, 650 2 - 75/48, 2 DCR sunk 7/11/1942
80 -25 <SKR-25> (ex--88 <RT-88 Pechorets>) 1933 // 9/1941   1200 53.5x9.0x4.3 9.5 1VTE, 1boiler, 650 2 - 85/49, 2 DCR returned 3/1945
81 -26 <SKR-26> (ex--74 <RT-74 Osoaviakhim>) 1933 // 12/1941   1200 53.5x9.0x4.3 9.5 1VTE, 1boiler, 650 2 - 85/49, 2 DCR returned 3/1945
-31 <SKR-31> (ex--2 <BS-2>, ex--43 <RT-43 Rybets>) 1931 // 9/1942   1150 57.1x9.0x4.5 11 1VTE, 1boiler, 650 2 - 45, 2 DCR sunk 12/5/1943
-32 <SKR-32> (ex--3 <BS-3>, ex--59 <RT-59 Kolkhoznik>), 10/1943- -84 <SKR-84> 1931 // 9/1942   1107 53.4x9.0x4.5 9.5 1VTE, 1boiler, 650 2 - 45, 2 DCR returned 1/1943, guard ship 10/1943, returned 1946
-62 <SKR-62> (ex--66 <RT-66 Ural>), 9/1941- 70 -11 <SKR-11> 1932 // 7/1941   1200 55.4x9.0x4.9 9 1VTE, 1boiler, 650 2 - 76/28, 2 DCR sunk 18/10/1941
-63 <SKR-63> (ex--77 <RT-77 Chelyuskinets Pavlov>), 9/1941- 71 -12 <SKR-12> 1934 // 7/1941   1107 53.4x9.0x4.5 9.5 1VTE, 1boiler, 650 3 - 76/28, 2 DCR returned 3/1945
-64 <SKR-64> (ex--80 <RT-80 Batumi>), 9/1941- 72 -13 <SKR-13> 1934 // 7/1941   1107 53.4x9.0x4.5 9.5 1VTE, 1boiler, 650 3 - 76/28, 2 DCR returned 5/1944
19 <Dezhnyov> 1938 // 12/1939   7330 104.0x15.0x6.3 10.5 2500 4 - 76/52, 4 - 45, 6 - 12.7 returned 7/1940, guard ship 7/1941, returned 1946
18 Ը <Fyodor Litke> (ex- <Tretiy Internatsional>), ex- <Kanada>, ex-Earl Gray) 1909 // 1/1940   5500 83.2x14.6x8.6 14 7000 3 - 100/54, 4 - 45, 6 - 12.7 returned 4/1940, guard ship 7/1941, ice-cutter 5/1944
104 <Veter> (ex- <Kooperatsiya>) 1929 // 11/1939   5560 104.0x14.6x5.8 10.5 2200 4 - 76/52, 4 - 45, 2 - 12.7 returned 12/1940, guard ship 7/1941, depot ship 7/1941
<Partizan> 1938 // 10/1941 190 Yd, Leningrad 1286 64.3x10.3x3.4 9.5 700 2 - 100/54 sunk 20/8/1945
<Sevastopol> 1896 // 8/1941   1433 79.4x10.5x5.1 11 1000 4 - 45 transport 5/1942

100 - 1000 BRT

<AD> (ex--49 <RT-49 Skumbriya>), 11/1939 - <Briz> (1931, 800, 10/1939 - ?/1/1940); -56 <DK-56> (ex--56 <RT-56 Beluga>), 3/1940 - <Buran> (1931, 800, 12/1939 - 3/1940); -55 <DK-55> (ex--55 <RT-55 Keta>), 3/1940 - <Grad> (1931, 800, 12/1939 - 3/1940); -54 <DK-54> (ex--54 <RT-54 Sudak>), 3/1940 - <Musson> (1931, 800, 12/1939 - 3/1940, 7/1941 - 11/10/1942); -52 <DK-52> (ex--52 <RT-52 Okun>), 3/1940 - <Passat> (1931, 800, 12/1939 - 3/1940); <BD> (ex--51 <RT-51 Leshch>), 11/1939 - <Shtil> (1931, 800, 10/1939 - 2/1941; 7/1941 - 19/7/1941); <Kasatka> (1913,, 6/1941 - 4/1944); <Nevka>, 4/1925 - <Yakobinets>, 1/1932 - -1 <L-1>, 4/1937 - -1 <LK-1> (1905, 140, 8/1918 - early 1950s); <Ost> (ex- 3 <Chernomorskiy No3>) (1915, 230, 6/1941 - 7/1942); 8 <No8>, 5/1920 - <Stepan Razin> (ex-1 <No1>, ex- <Stenka Razin>) (1911, 180, 6/1919 - 5/1920, 7/1941 - 8/1942, 3/1943 - 1946); -2 <LK-2> (1938, 140, 7/1941 - 15/7/1942); <Chapaev> (1936, 140, 6/1941 - late 1940s); <Shchors> (1936, 140, 6/1941 - 26/9/1941); <Kuban> (1928, 840, 2 - 130/55, 7/1941 - 9/1944); <Leninets> (,, 1 - 76/30, 7/1941 - 5/1942); <Voykov> (ex-13 <No13>, ex- <Saki>, ex- <Test>, ex-T-1, ex- <Test>, ex-T-382, ex-T-282, ex- <Test>) (1883, 173, 11/1916 - ?/3/1918, 6/1920 - 7/1926, 8/1941 - 20/8/1942); <Mariupol> (ex- <Pobeda>) (1905, 256, 8/1941 - 4/1944); <Pervansh> (1912, 369, 7/1941 - 4/1942); <Petrash> (ex- <Kashalot>, ex- <Ruslan>, ex- <Dobrynya>) (1914, 560, 1 - 76/30, 11/1916 - 4/1924, 7/1941 - 11/1942); <Shturman> (ex- <Kotsebu>) (1869, 196, 8/1941 - 23/8/1942)

Ship project history: Merchant vessels converted to patrols.

Modernizations: 1942, SKR-22, SKR-23: - 2 - 75/48; + 2 - 76/52

1943, Briz, SKR-13: + 2 - 20/70

1943, Grad: - 2 - 45/43; + 2 - 37/63, 1 - 20/70, 3 - 12.7/79

1943, Zarya: - 2 - 45/43; + 3 - 37/63, 2 - 20/70, 2 - 12.7/79

1943, Toros: - 1 - 45/43; + 2 - 37/63, 2 - 12.7/79

1943, SKR-12: + 3 - 20/70

1943, SKR-15: - 1 - 76/28; + 2 - 20/70

1943, SKR-16: - 2 - 76/28; + 2 - 85/49, 3 - 20/70, 1 - 12.7/79

1943, SKR-26: + 2 - 37/63, 1 - 20/70

1943, Fyodor Litke: - 3 - 100/54; + 4 - 76/52, 2 - 20/70

Naval service: Mgla 8/3/1942 has sunk at Cape Tsyp-Navolok as result of navigating accident. Musson 11/10/1942 was lost on a mine in Matochkin Shar Strait. Passat 13/7/1941 was sunk by German destroyers Lody, Schoemann and Galster off Teriberka. Priliv 3/8/1943 was sunk by German aircraft at Cape Set`-Navolok. Toros 6/7/1941 was sunk by German submarine U652 off Teriberka. Tuman 10/8/1941 was sunk by German destroyers Beitzen, Lody and Eckoldt off Kildin Island. Shtil 19/7/1941 was sunk by German aircraft in Ura-Guba. SKR-11 18/10/1941 was sunk by German submarine U132 on approach to White sea. SKR-14 12/10/1943 ran aground in Yenisey Bay and foundered 17/10/1943. SKR-21 was sunk 17/5/1942 by German aircraft at Iokanga, salvaged 3/7/1944 and repaired, but never commissioned again by Navy. SKR-23 was sunk 7/11/1942 by German destroyer Z27 in Barents Sea. SKR-24 2/1/1942 ran aground at Island Lumbovsky and was wrecked by a storm. SKR-31 was sunk 12/5/1943 by German aircraft at Cape Tsyp-Navolok. Partizan was sunk by Japanese mine 20/8/1945 off Gensan (Wonsan).

Ivan Gogin, 2009-14