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TURKISH NAVY (TURKEY)

MINE WARFARE SHIPS AND CRAFT

SEYMEN minesweepers (1958-1967, 1954/1970)

Sinop 1970

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Seymen (ex-De Panne) M507 Hiltebrant DD, Kingston, USA   16/11/1953 9/1954 // 11/1970 stricken 1998
Selçuk (ex-Pavot) M508 Stephen Bros, Stockton, USA   21/11/1953 6/1954 // 3/1970 survey vessel 4/1998
Seyhan (ex-Renoncule) M509 South Coast, Newport Beach, USA   22/5/1953 8/1954 // 3/1970 stricken 1998
Samsun M510 Bellingham SY, USA   6/9/1957 10/1958 stricken 2005
Sinop M511 Bellingham SY, USA   4/1/1958 2/1959 stricken 2005
Sürmene M512 Bellingham SY, USA   1958 3/1959 stricken 2005
Seddülbahir M513 Bellingham SY, USA   1958 5/1959 stricken 2005
Silifke M514 Dorchester Bldrs, USA   21/11/1964 3/1966 stricken 2014
Saros M515 Dorchester Bldrs, USA   1/5/1965 2/1966 stricken 2017
Sığacık M516 Peterson Bldrs, Sturgeon Bay, USA   12/6/1964 6/1965 stricken 2017
Sapanca M517 Peterson Bldrs, Sturgeon Bay, USA   14/9/1964 26/7/1965 stricken 2017
Sarıyer M518 Peterson Bldrs, Sturgeon Bay, USA   21/4/1966 8/9/1967 stricken 2017

 

Displacement standard, t

M507-509: 360

M510-518: 300

Displacement full, t

M507-509: 400

M510-518: 392

Length, m

42.1 wl 44.3 oa

Breadth, m

M507-509: 8.10

M510-513: 7.95

M514-518: 8.29

Draught, m

M507-509: 2.10

M510-518: 2.55

No of shafts

2

Machinery

M507-509: 2 Packard diesels

M510-513: 4 General Motors Detroit 6-71 diesels

M514-518: 2 Waukesha L-1616 diesels

Power, h. p.

M507-509, 514-518: 1200

M510-513: 880

Max speed, kts

M507-513: 13

M514-518: 14

Fuel, t

diesel oil 40

Endurance, nm (kts)

2500(10)

Armament

1 x 2 - 20/70 Mk 24, acoustic, magnetic and wire minesweeping gear

Sensors

M507-509: SPS-53 radar, UQS-1 sonar

M510-518: Decca 1226 radar, UQS-1D sonar

Complement

M507-509: 39

M510-518: 38

Ship project history: Nine US-built Redwing class MSCs were transferred to Turkey in 1958-1967. Three more Adjutant class ships were received by Turkish Navy in 1970: ex-French Renoncule and Pavot and ex-Belgian De Panne.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Sürmene 1975

Sapanca 2003

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