Rear-Admiral Eustațiu Sebastian-class corvette

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Contraamiral Eustațiu Sebastian Corvette.jpg
Corvette Contraamiral Eustațiu Sebastian (F-264) at sea.
Class overview
Preceded by: Tetal-I
Built: 1983–
In commission: 1989–
Completed: 2
Active: 2
General characteristics [1]
Displacement: 1,480 long tons (1,504 t) standard
1,600 long tons (1,626 t) full load
Length: 93.00 m (305 ft 1 in) oa
89.40 m (293 ft 4 in) pp
Beam: 11.50 m (37 ft 9 in)
Draught: 3.00 m (9 ft 10 in)
Propulsion: 2 shafts, 2 × diesel engines
Speed: 24 kn (44 km/h; 28 mph)
Complement: 77
Sensors and
processing systems:
Radar:
Strut Curve surface/air search,
Bass Tilt fire control
Sonar: Hull mounted search and fire control
Armament: 1 × AK-176 76 mm (3.0 in) gun
4 × AK-630 30 mm CIWS
4 × 533mm torpedo tubes
2 × RBU-6000 ASW rocket launchers
Aviation facilities: Helicopter deck aft

Rear-Admiral Eustațiu Sebastian class corvette (also known as the Tetal-II class by NATO) is a class of two corvettes used by the Romanian Naval Forces for Black Sea duty. They have a displacement of 1,385 tonnes, a helicopter aft, and as main armament a 76 mm gun, torpedo tubes and anti-submarine warfare rocket launchers.

These ships are updated versions of the Admiral Petre Bărbuneanu (Tetal-I) class corvette.

Ships[edit]

  • Contraamiral Eustațiu Sebastian (F-264) Launched 1988 - In service
  • Contraamiral Horia Macellariu (F-265) - Launched 1991 - In service

Two other ships were laid down, but never finished.[2] They are now awaiting disposal in Mangalia military harbor.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baker 1998, p. 628.
  2. ^ Martinescu, Darius (25 September 2006). "Lacul Mangalia, locul unde a murit marina militară (Mangalia Lake, the place where the military navy died)" (in Romanian). România Liberă. Retrieved 3 July 2012. 
  • Baker, A.D. The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World 1998–1999. Annapolis, Maryland, USA: Naval Institute Press, 1998. ISBN 1-55750-111-4.

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