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TURKISH NAVY (TURKEY)

COASTAL FORCES

MB1 patrol launches (1917-1918)

Names

MB1 - 14

Builders

Schlosswerft, Holtz, Harburg: MB1 - 5, 10, 12

Kremer, Elmshorn: MB6 - 9, 13, 14

Commissioned

11-12/1917: MB1 - 4, 6 - 9

1-4/1918: MB5, 10 - 13

Losses

never completed: MB14

MB3 (27/3/1918), MB8 (27/3/1918), MB9 (27/3/1918)

Transfers

None

Discarding

9/1918: MB1, 2, 4 - 7, 10 - 13

  

Displacement normal, t

13.5

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

16.5 pp

Breadth, m

3.00

Draught, m

0.60

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Hanomag-Lloyd petrol engines

Power, h. p.

70

Max speed, kts

4.8

Fuel, t

petrol

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

 

Complement

4

Ship project history: 25 small MGBs were ordered in Germany in 1917 but only 1913 arrived to Turkey.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

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