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T42 motor torpedo boats (1955-1957)


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T56 1975

Ships


Names Builders Commissioned Losses Transfers Discarding

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

Kockums, Malmö: T42 - 52, 56

Kockums, Malmö // Örlogsvarv Karlskrona: T53 - 55

1955 - 1957: T42 - 56

none

none

1983: T45, 46, 49, 52 - 56

1989: V01 Skanör, V02 Smyge

1991: V03 Arild

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



Technical data


Displacement standard, t

40

Displacement full, t45
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

Electronic equipmentScanter 009 radar
Complement

16



Standard scale images


<i>T42 </i>1965
T42 1965


Graphics


<i>T56 </i>1975
T56 1975
<i>Skanör </i>1976
Skanör 1976
<i>Lysekil </i>1988
Lysekil 1988


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.