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MINE WARFARE SHIPS

YARMOUK seagoing minesweepers (1955/1959)

Yarmouk 1960

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
يرموك <Yarmouk> (ex-T-815) 504 532 Yd, Kerch', USSR 26/8/1954 10/12/1954 9/3/1955 // 17/2/1959 accommodation hulk ~1995
إتن <Hitin> (ex-T-825) 505 532 Yd, Kerch', USSR 13/4/1955 30/8/1955 29/11/1955 // 17/2/1959 sunk 6/10/1973

 

Displacement standard, t

510

Displacement normal, t

577

Length, m

58.0

Breadth, m

8.50

Draught, m

2.28

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 9D or 9DM diesels

Power, h. p.

2200

Max speed, kts

14

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)

3200(10)

Armament

2 x 2 - 37/70 V-11/V-11M, 4 x 2 - 12.7/79, 2 DCT, 2 DCR (22), 16 - 8 mines (8 AMD-1000 or 10 KB-3 or 16 obr. 1908/39), MT-2 mechanical sweeping gear, TEM-52 magnetic sweeping gear, 2 BAT-2 acoustic sweeping gears

Sensors

Lin', Rym-K radars, Tamir-10 sonar

Complement

68

Ship project history: Former Soviet Project 254K seagoing minesweepers.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Hitin was sunk 6/10/1973 by Israeli missile FACs off Latakia.

Ivan Gogin, 2016