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KOTOR destroyers (1943-1944/1956)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Котор [Kotor] (ex-Kempenfelt) Р21 [R21] 601 John Brown, Clydebank, UK 2/1942 8/5/1943 10/1943 // 10/1956 stricken 1971
Пула [Pula] (ex-Wager) Р22 [R22] 602 John Brown, Clydebank, UK 11/1942 1/11/1943 4/1944 // 10/1956 stricken 1971


Technical data


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

2 sets Parsons geared steam turbines, 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers

Power, h. p.

40000

Max speed, kts

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)

Electronic equipment

type 272 or type 276, type 285, type 291 radars, type 144 sonar

Complement

225



Standard scale images


<i>Kotor</i> 1965
Kotor 1965


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.

Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.