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Likhoy late 1940s

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Летучий [Letuchiy] (ex-Regina Maria)     Pattison, Napoli, Italy 6.1927 2.3.1928 9.1930 // 8.1944 to Romania 7.1951 (D21)
Лихой [Likhoy] (ex-Regele Ferdinand)     Pattison, Napoli, Italy 6.1927 2.12.1928 9.1930 // 8.1944 to Romania 7.1951 (D22)


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

1400

Displacement full, t

1850

Length, m

102.0

Breadth, m

9.60

Draught, m

3.51

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Parsons geared steam turbines sets, 4 Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

48000

Max speed, kts

35

Fuel, t

oil 480

Endurance, nm(kts)3000(15)
Armament

4 x 1 - 120/50 Bofors Mk 4, 1 x 1 - 88/42 SK C/30, 2 x 1 - 40/63 Škoda, 4 x 1 - 20/65 C/38, 2 x 2 - 13.2/76, 2 x 3 - 533 TT, 2 DCT, 2 DCR (40), 50 mines

Electronic equipmentS-Gerät sonar
Complement

212



Standard scale images


<i>Regele Ferdinand</i> 1939
Regele Ferdinand 1939


Graphics


<i>Likhoy</i> late 1940s
Likhoy late 1940s


Project history

Former Romanian destroyers Regele Ferdinand and Regina Maria. 5.9.1944 they were captured by Soviet troops at Constanza and 14.9.1944 commissioned by Black Sea Fleet as Likhoy and Letuchiy.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

3.7.1951 both destroyers were returned to Romania, renamed D22 and D21, later — in D11 and D10, and served till the end of 1950s.