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TURKISH NAVY (TURKEY)

TORPEDO SHIPS

GAYRET destroyer (1941/1946)

Gayret 1946

Gayret 1960

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Gayret (ex-Oribi, ex-Observer) D341 Fairfield, Govan, UK 1/1940 14/1/1941 7/1941 // 6/1946 stricken 1965

 

Displacement standard, t

1550

Displacement full, t

2430

Length, m

100.2 pp 105.2 oa

Breadth, m

10.7

Draught, m

4.32 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Parsons geared steam turbines, 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers

Power, h. p.

40000

Max speed, kn

37

Fuel, t

oil 472

Endurance, nm(kts) 3850(20)

Armament

4 x 1 - 120/45 CP Mk XVIII, 1 x 4 - 40/39 Mk VII, 4 x 1 - 20/70 Mk III, 2 x 4 - 533 TT, 4 DCT, 2 DCR (60 DC)

Sensors

presumably type 272, 282, 285, 291 radars, type 123А, 127 sonars

Complement

212

Ship project history: British destroyer Oribi of O class, transferred to Turkey after war instead of Gayret, lost under British flag as Ithuriel. She was rearmed before transfer (second TT bank was installed instead of 102mm/45 gun, 2 twin Oerlikons were replaced by single).

Modernizations: 1950s: - 1 x 4 - 533 TT, 1 x 4 - 40/39, 4 x 1 - 20/70; + 2 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1

Naval service: No significant events.

Gayret 1951

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