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SWEDISH NAVY (SWEDEN)

TORPEDO SHIPS

MODE coastal destroyers (1942-1943)

Mjölner 1944

Mode 1960

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Mode 29, 1955- 73, 1966- F73 Götaverken, Göteborg 9/1941 11/4/1942 11/1942 stricken 7/1970
Magne 30, 1955- 74, 1966- F74 Götaverken, Göteborg 9/1941 25/4/1942 11/1942 stricken 1/1966
Munin 31, 1955- 75, 1966- F75 Öresundsvarvet, Landskrona 9/1941 27/5/1942 1/1943 stricken 12/1968
Mjölner 32, 1955- 76, 1966- F76 Eriksberg, Göteborg 9/1941 9/4/1942 12/1942 stricken 4/1966

 

Displacement standard, t

750

Displacement full, t

960

Length, m

78.0 oa

Breadth, m

8.10

Draught, m

2.30 mean 2.70 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

de Laval geared steam turbines, 2 3-drum boilers

Power, h. p.

16000

Max speed, kn

31

Fuel, t

oil 190

Endurance, nm(kts 1200(20)

Armament

3 x 1 - 105/48 K/50 M42, 2 x 1 - 40/56 K/60 M36, 2 x 1 - 20/63 K/66 M40, 1 x 3 - 533 TT, 2 DCT, 42 mines

Complement

100

Ship project history: The design is developed on the basis of purchased in March, 1940 in Italy Spica class torpedo boats. Changes were brought basically to replacement of Italian equipment and armament by Swedish, and also to insignificant increase in a hull beam for improvement of seagoing capacities.

Modernizations: 1954-1955, all: - 1 x 1 - 105/50, 1 x 3 - 533 TT; + 1 x 3 - 305 Squid DCT.

Naval service: All ships were re-rated as frigates in 1954-1955.

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