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TRUDOVOY river gunboats (1933-1935/1939-1941)

Trudovoy 1939

Names

Трудовой <Trudovoy> (ex-Zawzieta); Белорусс <Beloruss> (ex-Zaradna)

Builders

Pinsk Military port, Poland

Completed

Trudovoy: 7/1933 // 10/1939

Beloruss: 7/1935 // 2/1941

Losses

Trudovoy (31/8/1941), Beloruss (18/9/1941)

Transfers

none

Discarding

none

  

Displacement standard, t

33

Displacement full, t

35

Length, m

18.1

Breadth, m

4.60

Draught, m

0.34

No of shafts

2

Machinery

petrol engines

Power, h. p.

120

Max speed, kts

6

Fuel, t

petrol

Armour, mm belt: 6 - 4, deck: 6 - 4, turret: 10, CT: 6 - 4

Armament

1 x 2 - 76/38 obr. 1902/30, 1 x 1 - 76/28 obr. 1902, 3 x 1 - 7.6/94

Complement

17

Ship project history: Former Polish river gunboats Zaradna and Zawzieta. 18/9/1939 they were blown up on river Strumen`, in November, 1939 salvaged and towed off on repair to Pinsk.

Ship protection: Bulletproof protection.

Modernizations: 1930s, both: - 1 x 1 - 76/28, 3 x 1 - 7.6/94; + 3 x 1 - 45/43 21K, 2 x 4 - 7.6/94

Naval service: To a beginning of war both were dead in the water. Trudovoy 31/8/1941 under tow ran aground on Dnepr, abandoned and destroyed by German tanks. Belorus 18/9/1941 was sunk by German field artillery on Desna in Kiev.

 

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