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SOVIET NAVY (USSR)

MINE WARFARE SHIPS

KM-IV type minesweeping boats (1938-1940/1941, 1941-1945)

No13 1943

Names

Navy boats: 13 <No13>, 1/1944- 301 <No301>, 10/1944- KT-301; 23 <No23>, 1/1944- 302 <No302>, 10/1944- KT-302; 33 <No33>, 1/1944- 303 <No303>, 10/1944- KT-303; 43 <No43>, 1/1944- 304 <No304>, 10/1944- KT-304; 53 <No53>, 1/1944- 305 <No305>, 10/1944- KT-305; 63 <No63>, 1/1944- 306 <No306>, 10/1944- KT-306; 67 <No67>; 73 <No73>, 1/1944- 307 <No307>, 10/1944- KT-307; 77 <No77>, 11/1944- KT-77; 83 <No83>, 1/1944- 308 <No308>, 10/1944- KT-308; 87 <No87>, 4/1945- KT-87; 93 <No93>, 1/1944- 309 <No309>, 10/1944- KT-309; 97 <No97>, 11/1944- KT-97; 103 <No103>, 1/1944- 310 <No310>, 10/1944- KT-310; 104 <No104>, 8/1942- 112 <No112>, 5/1944- 104 <No104>, 7/1944- KT-263; 105 <No105>, 10/1944- KT-105; 107 <No107>; 111 <No111>, 7/1944- KT-264; 113 <No113>, 1/1944- 311 <No311>, 10/1944- KT-311; 115 <No115>, 11/1944- KT-115; 118 <No118>, 11/1944- KT-118; 121 <No121>, 10/1944- KT-121; 123 <No123>, 1/1944- 312 <No312>, 10/1944- KT-312; 133 <No133>, 1/1944- 313 <No313>, 10/1944- KT-313; 143 <No143>, 1/1944- 314 <No314>, 10/1944- KT-314; 153 <No153>, 1/1944- 315 <No315>, 10/1944- KT-315; 163 <No163>, 1/1944- 316 <No316>, 173 <No173>, 1/1944- 317 <No317>; 183 <No183>, 1/1944- 318 <No318>, 10/1944- KT-318; 193 <No193>, 1/1944- 319 <No319>, 10/1944- KT-319; 203 <No203>, 1/1944- 320 <No320>, 10/1944- KT-320; 213 <No213>, 1/1944- 335 <No335>, 11/1944- KT-335; 223 <No223>, 1/1944- 336 <No336>, 9/1944- KT-336; 233 <No233>, 1/1944- 337 <No337>, 9/1944- KT-337; 243 <No243>, 1/1944- 338 <No338>, 9/1944- KT-338; 253 <No253>, 1/1944- 339 <No339>, 9/1944- KT-339; 263 <No263>, 1/1944- 340 <No340>, 9/1944- KT-340; 273 <No273>, 1/1944- 341 <No341>, 11/1944- KT-341; 283 <No283>, 1/1944- 342 <No342>, 11/1944- KT-342; 293 <No293>, 1/1944- 343 <No343>, 11/1944- KT-343; 303 <No303>, 1/1944- 344 <No344>, 9/1944- KT-344; 313 <No313>, 1/1944- 345 <No345>, 9/1944- KT-345; 346 - 348 <No346 - 348>, 10/1944- KT-346 - 348; 373 <No373>, 1/1944- 321 <No321>; 383 <No383>, 1/1944- 322 <No322>, 11/1944- KT-322; 393 <No393>, 1/1944- 323 <No323>; 403 <No403>, 1/1944- 324 <No324>, 11/1944- KT-324; 413 <No413>, 1/1944- 325 <No325>, 11/1944- KT-325; 423 <No423>, 1/1944- 326 <No326>, 11/1944- KT-326; 433 <No433>, 1/1944- 327 <No327>, 11/1944- KT-327; 443 <No443>, 1/1944- 328 <No328>, 11/1944- KT-328; 453 <No453>, 1/1944- 329 <No329>, 11/1944- KT-329; 463 <No463>, 1/1944- 330 <No330>, 11/1944- KT-330; 473 <No473>, 1/1944- 331 <No331>, 11/1944- KT-331; 483 <No483>, 1/1944- 332 <No332>, 11/1944- KT-332; 493 <No493>, 1/1944- 333 <No333>, 11/1944- KT-333; 503 <No503>, 1/1944- 334 <No334>, 11/1944- KT-334; 901 <No901>, 4/1945- KT-621; 1401 <No1401>, 9/1941- 902 <No902>; 1402 <No1402>, 9/1941- 903 <No903>; 1403 <No1403>, 9/1941- 904 <No904>, 4/1945- KT-622; 1404 <No1404>, 9/1941- 905 <No905>; 1405 <No1405>, 9/1941- 906 <No906>, 4/1945- KT-623; 1407 <No1407>, 9/1941- 908 <No908>, 4/1945- KT-624; 1408 <No1408>, 9/1941- 909 <No909>; 1409 - 1411 <No1409 - 1411>, 9/1941- 910 - 912 <No910 - 912>, 4/1945- KT-625 - 627; 1412 <No1412>, 9/1941- 913 <No913>; 1413 <No1413>, 9/1941- 914 <No914>, 4/1945- KT-628; 1414 <No1414>, 9/1941- 915 <No915>; 1415 <No1415>, 9/1941- 916 <No916>; 1416 <No1416>, 9/1941- 917 <No917>, 4/1945- KT-629; KT-210; KT-231; KT-239; KT-265; KT-266; KT-283 - 285; KT-291; KT-292; KT-294; KT-295; KT-298; KT-349 - 356; KT-358 - 360; KT-363; KT-381 - 390; KT-664 - 682; KT-851 - 857; KT-952; KT-954; KT-955; KT-958; KT-960; KT-962; KT-965 - 968; KT-972 - 979; -280 - 282 <KEMTShch-280 - 282>; -287 - 290 <KEMTShch-287 - 290>

Auxuliary Navy boats, reclassified as combatants: 1406 <No1406> (ex-406 <No406>), 9/1941- 907 <No907>; -7 <KEMTShch-7> (ex--26 <OShK-26>), 11/1943- -101 <RTShch-101>, 6/1944- -101 <KEMTShch-101>; -8 <KEMTShch-8> (ex--28 <OShK-28>), 11/1943- -109 <RTShch-109>, 6/1944- -109 <KEMTShch-109>; -8 <MI-8>

Builders

Small river yards

Completed

1938 // 1941: No1406, MI-8

1941: No104, 105, 111, 115, 118, 121, 901, 1401 - 1405, 1407 - 1416

1942: No67, 77, 87, 97, 107

1940 // 1942: KEMTShch-7, 8

1943: No13, 23, 33, 43, 53, 63, 73, 83, 93, 103, 113, 123, 133, 143, 153, 163, 173, 183, 193, 203, 213, 223, 233, 243, 253, 263, 273, 283, 293, 303, 313, 373, 383, 393, 403, 413, 423, 433, 443, 453, 463, 473, 483, 493, 503

1944: No346 - 348, KT-265, 283, 291, 292, 295, 298, 349 - 356, 358 - 360, 381 - 390, 664 - 682, KEMTShch-280 - 282, 287 - 290

1945: KT-210, 231, 239, 266, 284, 285, 294, 363, 851 - 857, 952, 954, 955, 958, 960, 962, 965 - 968, 972 - 979

Losses

No67 (28/9/1944), No107 (20/8/1944), No316 (9/7/1944), No317 (30/5/1944), KT-337 (9/9/1944), KT-340 (20/10/1944), KT-345 (24/10/1944), No321 (10/10/1944), No323 (30/7/1944), No902 (5/10/1941), No905 (21/6/1944), No907 (5/8/1944), No916 (26/5/1942), KT-355 (30/7/1944), KT-680 (16/11/1944)

Transfers

none

Discarding

1944: No903

1945: KT-231, 239, KEMTShch-101, 109, 280, 282, 287 - 290

late 1940s: all survived

 

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement full, t

12

Length, m

19.3

Breadth, m

3.40

Draught, m

0.80

No of shafts

2

Machinery

petrol engines

Power, h. p.

126

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

petrol

Endurance, nm(kts) 220(7)

Armament

1 x 1 - 7.6/94, sweeps

Complement 10

Ship project history: Further development of KM-2 with twin-shaft machinery. In days of war they were used as minesweeping, patrol and smoke curtain launches.

Modernizations: 1942, No104, No111; 1943, No901, 903 - 915, 917: - sweeps.

1944, No112, 111; 1945, KT-621 - 629: + sweeps

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2009-14