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SOVIET NAVY (USSR)

ESCORTS

EK-1 guard ships (1943-1945/1945)

EK-9 1945

Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
έΚ-1 <EK-1> (ex-PF25 Charlottesville)   Walter Butler, Superior, USA 5/1943 30/7/1943 4/1944 // 7/1945 to USA 10/1949
έΚ-2 <EK-2> (ex-PF34 Long Beach)   Consolidated Steel, San Pedro, USA 3/1943 5/5/1943 9/1943 // 7/1945 to USA 1949
έΚ-3 <EK-3> (ex-PF35 Belfast)   Consolidated Steel, San Pedro, USA 3/1943 20/5/1943 11/1943 // 7/1945 wrecked 18/12/1948, repair incomplete
έΚ-4 <EK-4> (ex-PF53 Machias)   Froemming, Milwaukee, USA 5/1943 22/8/1943 3/1944 // 7/1945 to USA 10/1949
έΚ-5 <EK-5> (ex-PF37 San Pedro)   Consolidated Steel, San Pedro, USA 4/1943 11/6/1943 10/1943 // 7/1945 to USA 10/1949
έΚ-6 <EK-6> (ex-PF36 Glendale)   Consolidated Steel, San Pedro, USA 4/1943 28/5/1943 10/1943 // 7/1945 to USA 11/1949
έΚ-7 <EK-7> (ex-PF54 Sandusky)   Froemming, Milwaukee, USA 7/1943 5/10/1943 4/1944 // 7/1945 to USA 10/1949
έΚ-8 <EK-8> (ex-PF38 Coronado)   Consolidated Steel, San Pedro, USA 5/1943 17/6/1943 11/1943 // 7/1945 to USA 10/1949
έΚ-9 <EK-9> (ex-PF52 Allentown)   Froemming, Milwaukee, USA 1943 3/7/1943 3/1944 // 7/1945 to USA 10/1949
έΚ-10 <EK-10> (ex-PF39 Ogden)   Consolidated Steel, San Pedro, USA 5/1943 23/6/1943 12/1943 // 7/1945 to USA 10/1949
έΚ-11 <EK-11> (ex-PF3 Tacoma)   Kaiser, Richmond, USA 3/1943 7/7/1943 11/1943 // 8/1945 to USA 10/1949
έΚ-12 <EK-12> (ex-PF6 Pasco)   Kaiser, Richmond, USA 7/1943 17/8/1943 4/1944 // 8/1945 to USA 2/1950
έΚ-13 <EK-13> (ex-PF5 Hoquiam)   Kaiser, Richmond, USA 4/1943 31/7/1943 5/1944 // 8/1945 to USA 11/1949
έΚ-14 <EK-14> (ex-PF7 Albuquerque)   Kaiser, Richmond, USA 1943 14/9/1943 12/1943 // 8/1945 to USA 11/1949
έΚ-15 <EK-15> (ex-PF8 Everett)   Kaiser, Richmond, USA 1943 29/9/1943 1/1944 // 8/1945 to USA 11/1949
έΚ-16 <EK-16> (ex-PF4 Sausalito)   Kaiser, Richmond, USA 4/1943 20/7/1943 4/1944 // 8/1945 to USA 11/1949
έΚ-17 <EK-17> (ex-PF46 Bisbee)   Consolidated Steel, San Pedro, USA 1943 7/9/1943 2/1944 // 9/1945 stricken 2/1950, to USA 10/1950
έΚ-18 <EK-18> (ex-PF48 Rockford)   Consolidated Steel, San Pedro, USA 8/1943 27/9/1943 3/1944 // 9/1945 to USA 11/1949
έΚ-19 <EK-19> (ex-PF49 Muskogee)   Consolidated Steel, San Pedro, USA 9/1943 18/10/1943 3/1944 // 9/1945 to USA 11/1949
έΚ-20 <EK-20> (ex-PF50 Carson City)   Consolidated Steel, San Pedro, USA 9/1943 13/11/1943 3/1944 // 9/1945 to USA 10/1949
έΚ-21 <EK-21> (ex-PF51 Burlington)   Consolidated Steel, San Pedro, USA 1943 7/12/1943 4/1944 // 9/1945 to USA 11/1949
έΚ-22 <EK-22> (ex-PF47 Gallup)   Consolidated Steel, San Pedro, USA 8/1943 17/9/1943 2/1944 // 9/1945 to USA 11/1949
έΚ-25 <EK-25> (ex-PF21 Bayonne)   American SB, Cleveland, USA 1943 11/9/1943 2/1945 // 9/1945 to USA 11/1949
έΚ-26 <EK-26> (ex-PF22 Gloucester)   Walter Butler, Superior, USA 1943 12/7/1943 12/1943 // 9/1945 to USA 10/1949
έΚ-27 <EK-27> (ex-PF26 Poughkeepsie)   Walter Butler, Superior, USA 6/1943 12/8/1943 9/1944 // 9/1945 stricken 2/1950, to USA 10/1950
έΚ-28 <EK-28> (ex-PF27 Newport)   Walter Butler, Superior, USA 6/1943 15/8/1943 9/1944 // 9/1945 to USA 11/1949
έΚ-29 <EK-29> (ex-PF55 Bath)   Froemming, Milwaukee, USA 8/1943 14/11/1943 9/1944 // 9/1945 to USA 11/1949
έΚ-30 <EK-30> (ex-PF70 Evansville)   Leatham D. Smith SB, Superior, USA 8/1943 27/11/1943 12/1944 // 9/1945 to USA 1949

 

Displacement standard, t

1509

Displacement full, t

2238

Length, m

87.0 wl 92.6 oa

Breadth, m

11.4

Draught, m

3.86

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 3 boilers

Power, h. p.

5500

Max speed, kts

20

Fuel, t

oil 768

Endurance, nm(kts) 9500(12)

Armament

3 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 20/21, 2 x 2 - 40/56 Mk 1/2, 9 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 4, 1 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog DCT, 8 DCT, 2 DCR (100)

Sensors

presumably SA, SF or SL or SU, Mk 26 radars, sonar

Complement

190

Ship project history: Ex-USN frigates of Tacoma class, transferred to USSR on lend-lease without additional re-equipment. Classified as escorts.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: EK-3 18/12/1948 ran ashore during a storm at Korsakov (Sakhalin) and later was used as depot and accommodation hulk, she was BU in 1960.

EK-1

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