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     R-52  Chaplet     

Photo byJuly 1947. Sevastopol. Photo from the archives of V. Laptev.

Country: United Kingdom.
Class, [Type]: CH, [DD].

Builder: Thornycroft, Southampton, U.K.
Laid down date: 29 April 1943.
Launch date: 18 July 1944.
Commission date: 24 August 1945.
Decommission date: November 1965.

Displacement ( tons ): 2545 full load.
Dimensions ( metres ): 111 x 10,9 x 3,6.
Main machinery: 2 x Parsons geared steam turbines ( 40000 hp ), 2 x Admiralty boilers.
Range ( miles ): 1400 at 32 knots.
Speed ( knots ): 37.
Complement: 186.

Guns: 2 x 2 113mm Mk4, 2 x 2 40mm Bofors Mk4, 1 x 1 40mm Bofors Mk3 AA, 1 x 1 40mm Bofors Mk8 AA, 1 x 1 20mm Oerlicon Mk3 AA, 1 x 2 20mm Oerlicon Mk5 AA.
A/S weapons: 4 throwers and 2 racks for 96 depth charges.
Torpedoes: 2 x 4 533mm torpedo tubes.

Year of visit the Black Sea:  1947

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