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MINE WARFARE SHIPS

K-15 M-17 type minesweeping boats (1941-1943)

KT-155 1944

Names

155 - 163 <No155 - 163>, 8/1943- -155 - 163 <RTShch-155 - 163>, 9/1944- KT-155 - 163; 311 <No311>, 6/1942- 570 <No570>, 1/1943- -130 <RTShch-130>, 7/1944- KT-130; 312 <No312>, 6/1942- 574 <No574>, 1/1943- -131 <RTShch-131>, 7/1944- KT-131; 313 <No313>, 6/1942- 575 <No575>, 1/1943- -132 <RTShch-132>, 7/1944- KT-132; 314 <No314>, 5/1942- -121 <RTShch-121>, 6/1942- 26 <No26>, 6/1942- -121 <RTShch-121>; 315 <No315>, 5/1942- -122 <RTShch-122>, 6/1942- 28 <No28>, 6/1942- -122 <RTShch-122>, 6/1944- KT-122; 316 <No316>, 5/1942- -123 <RTShch-123>, 6/1942- 24 <No24>, 6/1942- -123 <RTShch-123>, 6/1944- KT-123; 321 <No321>, 5/1942- -124 <RTShch-124>, 6/1942- 25 <No25>, 6/1942- -124 <RTShch-124>; 322 <No322>, 5/1942- -125 <RTShch-125>, 6/1942- 23 <No23>, 6/1942- -125 <RTShch-125>, 9/1944- KT-125; 323 <No323>, 5/1942- -126 <RTShch-126>, 6/1942- 22 <No22>, 6/1942- -126 <RTShch-126>, 6/1944- KT-126; 324 <No324>, 5/1942- -127 <RTShch-127>, 6/1942- 21 <No21>, 6/1942- -127 <RTShch-127>, 6/1944- KT-127; 325 <No325>, 5/1942- -128 <RTShch-128>, 6/1942- 29 <No29>, 6/1942- -128 <RTShch-128>, 6/1944- KT-128; 326 <No326>, 5/1942- -129 <RTShch-129>, 6/1942- 27 <No27>, 6/1942- -129 <RTShch-129>, 9/1944- KT-129; -7 - 12 <RTShch-7 - 12>; -18 - 28 <RTShch-18 - 28>; -29 <RTShch-29>, 6/1944- -29 <KEMTShch-29>; -30 - 32 <RTShch-30 - 32>; -33 - 36 <RTShch-33 - 36>, 6/1944- -33 - 36 <KEMTShch-33 - 36>; -37 <RTShch-37>; -38 <RTShch-38>, 6/1944- -38 <KEMTShch-38>; -39 <RTShch-39>, 6/1944- -39 <KEMTShch-39>; -40 - 43 <RTShch-40 - 43>; -103 - 106 <RTShch-103 - 106>; -107 <RTShch-107>, 6/1944- -107 <KEMTShch-107>; -108 <RTShch-108>; -109 <RTShch-109>, 11/1942- -108 <RTShch-108>, 6/1944- -108 <KEMTShch-108>; -110 <RTShch-110>, 9/1941- -21 <KATShch-21>, 9/1942- -110 <KATShch-110>, 5/1943- -126 <KEMTShch-126>, 8/1943- -110 <KATShch-110>, 11/1943- -117 <KATShch-117>, 6/1944- -117 <KEMTShch-117>; -111 <RTShch-111>, 9/1941- -22 <KATShch-22>, 9/1942- -111 <KATShch-111>, 5/1943- -127 <KEMTShch-127>, 8/1943- -111 <KATShch-111>; -112 <RTShch-112>, 6/1942- -118 <RTShch-118>, 9/1944- KT-118; -113 <RTShch-113>, 6/1942- -120 <RTShch-120>, 9/1944- KT-120; -118 <RTShch-118>, 6/1942- -133 <RTShch-133>, 9/1944- KT-133; -119 <RTShch-119>; -120 <RTShch-120>, 10/1942- -113 <RTShch-113>, 9/1944- KT-113; -133 <RTShch-133>, 11/1942- -112 <RTShch-112>, 6/1944- KT-112; -134 <RTShch-134>, 6/1944- KT-134; -135 <RTShch-135>, 6/1944- KT-135; -136 - 138 <RTShch-136 - 138>, 9/1944- KT-136 - 138; -139 <RTShch-139>, 6/1944- KT-139; -140 - 144 <RTShch-140 - 144>, 9/1944- KT-140 - 144; -145 - 148 <RTShch-145 - 148>, 6/1944- KT-145 - 148; -149 <RTShch-149>, 1/1943- -152 <RTShch-152>; -150 <RTShch-150>, 1/1943- -153 <RTShch-153>, 9/1944- KT-153; -151 - 153 <RTShch-151 - 153>, 1/1943- -149 - 151 <RTShch-149 - 151>, 9/1944- KT-149 - 151; -154 <RTShch-154>, 9/1944- KT-154; -187 - 191 <RTShch-187 - 191>, 6/1944- KT-187 - 191

Builders

Kostroma S Yd

Completed

1941: No311 - 313, RTShch-7 - 12, 18 - 23, 103 - 111

1942: No314 - 316, 321 - 326, RTShch-24 - 43, 112, 113, 118 - 120, 133 - 154

1943: No155 - 163; RTShch-187 - 191

Losses

KEMTSchch-34 (28/2/1944), RTShch-37 (19/4/1944), RTShch-103 (8/7/1941), RTShch-104 (10/9/1943), RTShch-105 (7/12/1943), RTShch-106 (8/7/1941), KATShch-111 (3/11/1943), RTShch-119 (12/5/1943), RTShch-121 (22/9/1942), RTShch-124 (2/9/1942), KT-125 (29/3/1945), KT-140 (4/5/1945), RTShch-152 (16/8/1944)

Transfers

none

Discarding

late 1940s: all survived

 

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement full, t

21

Length, m

15.5

Breadth, m

3.30

Draught, m

0.70

No of shafts

1

Machinery

M-17 or Cummings diesel

Power, h. p.

65 or 100

Max speed, kts

6.5 or 8

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 850(4.7)

Armament

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

Complement 8

Ship project history: River minesweeping boats, designed on the basis of workboats, equipped with a tractor diesel. Since 1944 they were partially converted to magnetic minesweepers.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2009-14