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SYRIAN NAVY (SYRIA)

COASTAL FORCES

NO41 fast attack craft (missile) (1957-1965/1963-1974)

No41 1970

Names

No41-46 (ex-R-81, 117, 140 and three more); No42-44

Builders

5 Yd, Leningrad, USSR: No41-46, 42-44

Commissioned

1959-1963 // 12/1963: No41-44

1959-1965 // 1966: No45, 46

1959-1965 // 5/1974: No42-44

Losses

No42 (6/10/1973), No43 (11/10/1973), No44 (6/10/1973)

Transfers

none

Discarding

1987: No41

1997: No42-46

 

 

Displacement standard, t

70

Displacement full, t

81

Length, m

25.5

Breadth, m

6.20

Draught, m

1.40

No of shafts

4

Machinery

4 M50F-4 diesels

Power, h. p.

4800

Max speed, kts

38

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)

885(11.8)

Armament

2 x 1 P-15 SSM (2 P-15), 1 x 2 - 25/112 2M-3M

Sensors

Rangout radar

Complement

17

Ship project history: Soviet Project 183R craft, three boats were transferred in 1974 to compensate losses.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No42  ran aground off Latakia 6/10/1973 and was destroyed by Israeli fast attack craft (missile) Miznag, No43 was hit by missile from Israeli FAC and ran aground near Tartous 11/10/1973. No44 was sunk by Israeli FAC Miznag 6/10/1973 off Latakia.

Project 183R

Ivan Gogin, 2016