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Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
TA7 (ex-ZN4, ex-I)   129 Marinens Hovedverft, Horten, Norway 4.1939 29.5.1941 --- sunk incomplete 27.9.1944
TA8 (ex-ZN5, ex-II)   130 Marinens Hovedverft, Horten, Norway 4.1939 30.6.1943 --- sunk incomplete 23.2.1945


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

1220

Displacement full, t1694
Length, m

94.5 wl 100.0 oa

Breadth, m

9.90

Draught, m

2.80

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 sets De Laval geared steam turbines, 3 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

30000

Max speed, kts

32

Fuel, t

oil 300

Endurance, nm(kts)1375(19)
Armament

3 x 1 - 105/42 SK C/32, 2 x 1 - 37/57 FlaK M/43, 1 x 4 - 20/65 C/38, 2 x 1 - 20/65 C/38, 1 x 4 - 533 TT

Electronic equipmentFuMO 28, FuMO 63 radars, FuMB 3 Bali, FuMB 4 Sumatra ECM suites
Complement

162



Standard scale images


<i>TA7</i> (original Norwegian design)
TA7 (original Norwegian design)


Project history

ex-Norwegian destroyers captured on the stocks. TA7 was destroyed by sabotage action 27.9.1944, TA8 was sunk by British bombers 23.2.1945. Later ZN4 was completed for Norway as Ålesund.