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SYRIAN NAVY (SYRIA)

COASTAL FORCES

project 123 fast attack craft (torpedo) (1951-1955/1957-1974)

1960

Names

17 boats

Builders

831 Yd, Feodosiya, USSR: 17 boats

Commissioned

1951-1955 // 2/1957- 5 boats

1951-1955 // 1958- 3 boats

1951-1955 // 1959- 3 boats

1951-1955 // 1960- 2 boats

1951-1955 // 1961- 3 boats

1951-1955 // 1974- 1 boat

Losses

1 boat (10/1973)

Transfers

Egypt, 1970: 4 boats

Discarding

late 1970s: 4 boats

1985-1987: 8 boats

 

 

Displacement standard, t

19

Displacement full, t

23

Length, m

19

Breadth, m

3.43

Draught, m

0.77

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 M-50-2 diesels

Power, h. p.

2000

Max speed, kts

50

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)

450(35)

Armament

1 x 2 - 14.5/93, 2 x 1 - 450 TT, 6 DC

Sensors

Zarnitsa radar

Complement

7

Ship project history: Soviet Project 123K craft, one boat was transferred in 1974 to compensate loss.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: One boat was reportedly sunk by Israeli Navy in October 1973.

Ivan Gogin, 2016