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South Africa 01 January 1965

PRINCIPAL SURFACE COMBATANTS

DD W 1 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
FF Loch 2 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
F602 Transvaal 1945
type 15 1 F157 Vrystaat 1944 2850t, 109.2x10.9x4.3m, 2b,2gst, 40000hp, 36.7kts, 195p; 1x2-102/45, 1x2-40/60, 2x3-305 Squid ASWRL; type 278, 262, 293 radars, type 170, 174 sonars
type 16 1 D237 Simon Van der Stel 1944 2750t, 109.2x10.9x5.2m, 2b,2gst, 40000hp, 36.7kts, 192p; 2x2-102/45, 4x1-40/60, 1x4-533TT, 2dct, 2dcr, 2helicopters (Wasp); type 293, 974, NA9C radars, type 170, 174P sonars
Rothesay 3 F145 President Kruger 1962 2560t, 112.7x12.5x3.9m, 2b,2gst, 30000hp, 29kts, 235p; 1x2-120/45, 1x2-40/60, 2x3-305 Limbo ASWRL; type 975, 977, 293, 974, 903, 994, 978 radars, type 170, 174/177, 162 sonars
F147 President Pretorius 1964
F150 President Steyn 1963

PATROL AND COASTAL COMBATANTS

PS Algerine VTE 1 M291 Pietermaritzburg 1943 1325t, 68.6x10.8x3.3m, 2b,2vte, 2400hp, 16.5kts, 138p; 1x2-102/45, 1x2-40/60, 4dct; radar, sonar
PB Ford 5 P3105 Gelderland 1954 160t, 35.7x6.1x1.5m, 2d+1d, 1200hp, 18kts, 19p; 1x1-40/60, 2dct, 2dcr; type 978 radar, type 144 sonar
P3120 Nautilus 1955
P3125 Rijger 1958
P3126 Haarlem 1959
P3127 Oosterland 1959

MINE WARFARE

MSO Algerine VTE 1 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
MSC Ton 10 M1142 Kaapstad 1954 425t, 46.3x8.8x2.5m, 2d, 3000hp, 15kts, 29p; 1x1-40/60, 1x2-20/70, minesweeping gear; type 978 radar
M1144 Pretoria 1954
M1207 Johannesburg 1958
M1210 Kimberley 1958
M1212 Port Elizabeth 1958
M1213 Mosselbaai 1959
M1214 Walvisbaai 1959
M1215 East London 1958
M1498 Windhoek 1959
M1499 Durban 1957

Ivan Gogin, 2016