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YUGOSLAVIAN NAVY (YUGOSLAVIA)

TORPEDO SHIPS

KOTOR destroyers (1943-1944/1956)

Kotor 1965

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
<Kotor> (ex-Kempenfelt) 21 <R21> 601 John Brown, Clydebank, UK 2/1942 8/5/1943 10/1943 // 10/1956 stricken 1971
<Pula> (ex-Wager) 22 <R22> 602 John Brown, Clydebank, UK 11/1942 1/11/1943 4/1944 // 10/1956 stricken 1971

 

Displacement standard, t

1810

Displacement full, t

2545

Length, m

103.5 pp 110.6 oa

Breadth, m

10.9

Draught, m

4.37 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Parsons geared steam turbines, 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers

Power, h. p.

40000

Max speed, kn

36.75

Fuel, t

oil 588

Endurance, nm(kts) 4675(20)

Armament

4 x 1 - 120/45 CP Mk 22, 1 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 4 Hazemeyer, 1 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 3, 4 x 2 - 20/70 Mk 5, 2 x 4 - 533 TT, 4 DCT, 2 DCR (130)

Sensors

type 275, 277, 282, 291 radars, type 123, 127 sonars

Complement

225

Ship project history: Former British W class destroyers. They were towed to Yugoslavia in October 1956, refitted in a local yard and commissioned as Kotor 10/9/1959 and Pula later in that year.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2016