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PERSEUS fast attack craft (torpedo) (1951)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
1953- Perseus T101   Örlogsvarv Karlskrona   23/3/1950 1951 stricken 1/1967


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

145

Displacement full, t160
Length, m

45.2 wl 48.0 oa

Breadth, m

5.80

Draught, m

1.60

No of shafts

3

Machinery

3 Mercedes diesels

Power, h. p.

7500

Max speed, kts

37

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)600(30)
Armament

2 x 1 - 40/70 M48, 4 - 533 TT, 4 x 1 - 103 RFL, 1 x 12 - 57 RFL

Electronic equipmentnone
Complement

33



Standard scale images


<i>Perseus </i>1953
Perseus 1953


Ship project history


Prototype of later Swedish large torpedo boats.

Modernizations


1961: new machinery consisted of 1 Proteus 4500hp gas turbine on central shaft and 2 MTU 20V672 diesels (3000hp each) on board shafts, 40kts.

Naval service


No significant events.