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SWIFT high speed vessel (2003)


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Swift 2004

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No Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
HSV2 Swift (ex-Incat 061)   INCAT, Hobart, Australia     12.8.2003 returned 7.2015


Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement full, t1875
Length, m

92.0 wl 97.2 oa

Breadth, m

26.60

Draught, m

3.43

No of shafts4 waterjets
Machinery

4 Ruston Paxman 16RK270 diesels

Power, h. p.37982
Max speed, kts

47 light, 35 with 500t of cargo

Fuel, t

diesel oil 160

Endurance, nm(kts)4000(20)
Armament

provision for 1 x 6 - 20/76 Mk 15 Block 1B

Military load102 passengers on berth or 250 seated, 500 t of cargo
Electronic equipment2x Kelvin Hughes radars
Complement100


Standard scale images


<i>Swift </i>2010
Swift 2010


Graphics


<i>Swift </i>2004
Swift 2004


Project history

Leased  in October 2002 by MSC and delivered 15.8.2003, under long-term charter since 2008. Modified commercial vehicle and personnel ferry available for various logistic support and transportation duties. This type is inherently unsuitable for high-intensity combat roles due to basic configuration, lack of damage control capability and lack of protection features.

Had enclosure for two MH-60S helicopters and 24.7x15.2m flight deck. The stern ramp was capable of deploying M1 Abrams heavy tanks. Can carry 267 automobiles. Aluminium construction.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.