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SPANISH NAVY (SPAIN)

COASTAL FORCES

V20 motor patrol boats (1942-1944/1946)

LS1 1944

Names

V20 (ex-LS1); V21 (ex-LS3); V22 (ex-LS2)

Builders

Kröger, Warnemünde, Germany: V20-22

Completed

1942-1944  // 2-3/1946: V20-22

Losses

none

Transfers

none

Discarding

1949: V22

1964: V20, 21

Displacement standard, t

42

Displacement full, t

60

Length, m

26.2

Breadth, m

4.66

Draught, m

1.38

No of shafts

2

Machinery

MWM diesels

Power, h. p.

700

Max speed, kts

18

Fuel, t

diesel oil 5.3

Endurance, nm(kts) 457(18)

Armament

2 x 1 - 20/65 C/38

Complement

14

Ship project history: Rescue launches of Lüftwaffe of FL.B600 type, gained by Spain for control over neutrality regime and rescue of pilots fallen at sea around the Balearic islands. In February-March, 1946 they were converted to patrols.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

LS2 1944

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