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T-205 GAFEL

Postby shipstamps » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:04 pm


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Built as a minesweeper under yard No 14 by Usf’-Izorskaja g. Kollino yard at Leningrad for the Soviet Navy.
12 October 1937 laid down.
29 July 1938 launched under the name T-205 GAFEL, one of the Fugas class.
Displacement 440 ton standard, 476 ton maximum. Dim. 62 x 7.2 x 2.4m. (draught)
Powered by two diesel engines, 2.800 hp., twin screws, speed 18 knots.
Armament 1 – 100mm, 1 – 37mm, 3 – 45mm. guns. Carried 20 mines and 40 depth-charges.
Crew 52.
21 July 1939 commissioned.

After completing joined the Baltic Fleet.
Used during the evacuation of the garrisons of Rival (Tallinn) and Hangõ during the autumn of 1941.
01 September 1955 stricken, thereafter used as barge, fate unknown.

Russia 1982 15k sg 5272

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