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MINE WARFARE SHIPS

K-18 type minesweeping boats (1943-1945)

KT-205 1944

Names

205 <No205>, 6/1944- -205 <RTShch-205>, 9/1944- KT-205; 206 <No206>, 6/1944- -206 <RTShch-206>, 9/1944- KT-206; -220 - 223 <RTShch-220 - 223>, 11/1944- KT-220 - 223; -491 - 495 <RTShch-491 - 495>, 6/1944- -491 - 495 <KEMTShch-491 - 495>; -496 <RTShch-496>; -497 <RTShch-497>, 6/1944- KT-497; -498 <RTShch-498>, 6/1944- KT-498; -499 <RTShch-499>, 7/1944- -499 <KEMTShch-499>, -500 <RTShch-500>, 7/1944- -500 <KEMTShch-500>; KT-693 - 700; KT-729 - 739; KT-742 - 745

Builders

Kostroma S Yd

Completed

1943: No205, 206, RTShch-496 - 498

1944: RTShch-220 - 223, 491 - 495, 499, 500, KT-693 - 700, 729 - 739

1945: KT-742 - 745

Losses

KT-220 (21/3/1945), KT-222 (28/3/1945), KT-696 (8/5/1945), KT-729 (28/3/1945)

Transfers

none

Discarding

late 1940s: all survived

 

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement full, t

17.5

Length, m

15.9

Breadth, m

3.30

Draught, m

0.70

No of shafts

1

Machinery

diesel

Power, h. p.

85 or 115

Max speed, kts

6.5 - 8

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Armament

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

Complement 7

Ship project history: River minesweeping boats. The further development of type K-17.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2009-14