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SOVIET NAVY (USSR)

MINE WARFARE SHIPS

D-2 and D-4 types minesweeping boats (1941-1944)

Names

Auxiliary Navy boats, reclassified as combatants: KT-372 (ex--159 <IOK-159>); KT-373 (ex--160 <IOK-160>); KT-374 (ex--27 <F-27>); KT-375 (ex--102 <KSK-102>); -4 - 6 <OVR-4 - 6> (ex--3 - 5 <LVR-3 - 5>); -7 - 11 <OVR-7 - 11>, 10/1944- KT-832 - 836; -13 <OVR-13> (ex-OO-1); -14 <OVR-14> (ex--6 <UBPL-6>), 10/1944- KT-837; -15 <OVR-15> (ex--4 <UBPL-4>), 10/1944- KT-838; -16 <OVR-16> (ex--23 <PL-23>), 10/1944- KT-839; -17 <OVR-17> (ex-XII-IV <NoXII-IV>), 10/1944- KT-840; -18 <OVR-18> (ex--5 <UO-5>), 10/1944- KT-841; -19 <OVR-19> (ex--5 <KVMB-5>), 10/1944- KT-842

Builders

Small yards

Completed

// 1941: OVR-4 - 11

// 1942: OVR-13 - 19

// 1944: KT-372 - 375

Losses

OVR-6 (6/8/1942), OVR-9 (6/1/1945)

Transfers

none

Discarding

late 1940s: all survived

 

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement full, t

20

Length, m

16.9

Breadth, m

3.60

Draught, m

1.00

No of shafts

1

Machinery

diesel

Power, h. p.

75

Max speed, kts

7.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 1800(6)

Armament

1 x 1 - 12.7/79, 1 x 1 - 7.6/94, sweeps

Complement 11

Ship project history: Runabouts and office boats, converted to minesweepers in 1942-1944.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2009-14