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SWEDISH NAVY (SWEDEN)

COASTAL FORCES

T42 motor torpedo boats (1955-1957)

T42 1965

Names

T42, 1977- V01 Skanör

T43, 1977- V02 Smyge

T44, 1977- V03 Arild

T45, 46

T47, 1983- V05 Öregrund

T48, 1983- V06 Slite

T49

T50, 1983- V07 Sandhamn

T51, 1983- V08 Lysekil

T52 - 56

Builders

Kockums, Malmö: T42 - 52, 56

Kockums, Malmö // Örlogsvarv Karlskrona: T53 - 55

Commissioned

1955 - 1957: T42 - 56

Losses

none

Transfers

none

Discarding

1983: T45, 46, 49, 52 - 56

1989: V01 Skanör, V02 Smyge

1991: V03 Arild

1994: V05 Öregrung, V06 Slite, V07 Sandhamn, V08 Lysekil

 

 

Displacement standard, t

40

Displacement full, t

45

Length, m

23.0

Breadth, m

5.90

Draught, m

1.40

No of shafts

3

Machinery

3 Isotta-Fraschini 184C petrol motors

Power, h. p.

4500

Max speed, kts

45

Fuel, t

petrol

Endurance, nm (kts)  

Armament

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

Sensors Scanter 009 radar
Complement

16

Ship project history: All-welded steel hulls. Hulls of T42-44 were used for building of patrol boats of Skanör class.

Modernizations: 1977, Skanör, Smyge, Arild; 1983, Öregrund, Slite, Sandhamn, Lysekil: one shaft was removed (6000hp, 27kts); - 2 - 533 TT

Naval service: No significant events.

T56 1975

Skanör 1976

Lysekil 1988

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