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1955

 

South Africa 01 January 1955

PRINCIPAL SURFACE COMBATANTS

DD W 2 D278 Jan Van Riebeeck 1944 2545t, 110.6x10.9x4.4m, 2b,2gst, 40000hp, 36.7kts, 225p; 4x1-120/45, 1x1-40/60, 1x4-40/39, 4x2-20/70, 2x4-533TT, 4dct, 2dcr; type 275, 277, 282, 291 radars, type 123A, 127 sonars
D237 Simon Van der Stel 1944
FF Loch 3 F432 Good Hope 1944 2260t, 93.6x11.8x3.8m, 2b,2vte, 5500hp, 19.5kts, 177p; 1x1-102/45, 6x1-40/60, 1x4-40/39, 2x3-305 Squid ASWRL, 2dct, 1dcr; type 277, 291 radars, sonars
F10 Natal 1945
F602 Transvaal 1945

PATROL AND COASTAL COMBATANTS

PB HDML 8 P1197-1204 SDML1197-1204 1943 54t, 22.0x4.8x1.4m, 2d, 300hp, 11.8kts, 10p; 2x1-20/70, 2dcr; type 291 radar
Ford 1 P3105 Gelderland 1954 160t, 35.7x6.1x1.5m, 2d+1d, 1200hp, 18kts, 19p; 1x1-40/60, 2dct, 2dcr; type 978 radar, type 144 sonar

MINE WARFARE

MSO Algerine VTE 2 M439 Bloemfontein 1945 1325t, 68.6x10.8x3.3m, 2b,2vte, 2400hp, 16.5kts, 138p; 1x1-102/45, 4x2-20/70, 4dct, 2dcr, minesweeping gear; radar, sonar
M291 Pietermaritzburg 1943
- 1   Skilpad   - 926t

Ivan Gogin, 2016