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YASTREB and ALBATROS guard ships (projects 29 and 29K) (1945-1951)

Yastreb 1945

Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
project 29
Ястреб <Yastreb> 530 190 Yd (Zhdanov Yd), Leningrad 16/5/1939 2/6/1942 23/2/1945 target ship 8/1956
project 29K and incomplete ships
Орёл <Oryol> 534 190 Yd (Zhdanov Yd), Leningrad // 820 Yd, Königsberg (Kaliningrad) 28/5/1939 12/2/1941 21/12/1950 test ship 4/1958
Коршун <Korshun> 535 190 Yd (Zhdanov Yd), Leningrad // 820 Yd, Königsberg (Kaliningrad) 25/10/1939 28/5/1941 21/1/1951 commissioned by Board Guard, to Navy 5/1952, test ship 4/1958
Зоркий <Zorkiy> (ex-Алмаз <Almaz>) 536 190 Yd (Zhdanov Yd), Leningrad // 820 Yd, Königsberg (Kaliningrad) 23/5/1940 31/10/1940 30/1/1950 commissioned by Board Guard, to Navy 6/1952, hulk 10/1956
Бдительный <Bditelnyy> (ex-Изумруд <Izumrud>) 537 190 Yd (Zhdanov Yd), Leningrad 23/5/1940 --- --- suspended 7/1941
Беркут <Berkut> 553 190 Yd (Zhdanov Yd), Leningrad 1940 --- --- suspended 7/1941
Сокол <Sokol> 554 190 Yd (Zhdanov Yd), Leningrad 1940 --- --- suspended 7/1941
Гриф <Grif> 555 190 Yd (Zhdanov Yd), Leningrad 1940 --- --- suspended 7/1941
Тигр <Tigr> 365 198 Yd (Marti Yd), Nikolayev 1940 --- --- abandoned 15/8/1941
Леопард <Leopard> 366 198 Yd (Marti Yd), Nikolayev 1940 --- --- abandoned 15/8/1941
Рысь <Rys`> 367 198 Yd (Marti Yd), Nikolayev 1940 --- --- abandoned 15/8/1941
Ягуар <Yaguar> 368 198 Yd (Marti Yd), Nikolayev 1940 --- --- abandoned 15/8/1941
Буревестник <Burevestnik> 1 199 Yd, Komsomolsk-on-Amur 4/12/1939 27/7/1946 15/7/1947 hulk 4/1957
Альбатрос <Albatros> 2 199 Yd, Komsomolsk-on-Amur 4/12/1939 2/6/1944 29/9/1945 hulk 3/1958

 

Displacement standard, t

project 29: 920

project 29K: 917

Displacement normal, t

project 29: 1248

project 29K: 1266

Length, m

85.7

Breadth, m

8.40

Draught, m

project 29: 2.92

project 29K: 2.89

No of shafts

2

Machinery

geared steam turbines, 2 water-tube boilers

Power, h. p.

26000

Max speed, kts

project 29: 32

project 29K: 31

Fuel, t

oil 300

Endurance, nm(kts) 2290(15)

Armament

Yastreb: 3 x 1 - 100/54 B-34, 4 x 1 - 37/63 70K, 2 x 2 - 12.7/79, 1 x 3 - 450 TT, 2 DCR (20), 24 mines

Albatros, Burevestnik: 3 x 1 - 85/52 90K, 4 x 1 - 37/73 70K, 3 x 1 - 12.7/79, 1 x 3 - 450 TT, 2 DCR (46), 24 mines

Oryol, Korshun, Zorkiy: 3 x 1 - 100/56 B-34U, 6 x 1 - 37/73 70K, 4 x 2 - 12.7/79, 1 x 3 - 450 TT, 2 DCR (46), 20 mines

Sensors Oryol, Korshun, Zorkiy: Tamir-5N sonar

Complement

174

Ship project history: Development of Uragan class guard ships with increased dimensions for improvement of seaworthiness and strengthening of armament. The design assignment was given out in December, 1937. Building of 30 ships was planed, but prior to the beginning of war only 14 were laid down.

Modernizations: late 1940s, Yastreb: + 2 x 1 - 37/73 70K, 2 x 2 - 12.7/79, Tamir-5N sonar, radars

late 1940s, Albatros, Burevestnik: - 3 x 1 - 85/52, 3 x 1 - 12.7/79; + 3 x 1 - 100/56 B-34U, 2 x 1 - 37/73 70K, 4 x 2 - 12.7/79, Tamir-5N sonar, radars

Naval service: No significant events.

Yastreb 1945

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