Timblo-class patrol craft

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Timblo-class patrol craft
Class overview
Builders: Timblo Drydocks Private Limited
Building: 30
Planned: 30
General characteristics
Type: Patrol boat
Displacement: 15 tonnes
Length: 13.1 m (43 ft)
Beam: 4 m (13 ft)
Draught: 1.1 m (3 ft 7 in)
Installed power: 2 × 330 hp (250 kW)
Speed: 25 knots (46 km/h; 29 mph)
Armament: 1 × LMG gunmount

Timblo-class patrol crafts are a series of 30 watercraft being built by Timblo Drydocks Private Limited, Goa for the Indian Coast Guard.[1]

Description[edit]

Each boat in this series is 13.1 metres (43 ft) long and is made of fibre reinforced plastic. The boats are powered by twin motors of 330 horsepower (250 kW) each and have top speed of 25 knots (46 km/h; 29 mph).[2] They are fitted with various navigation and communication equipment such as SART, EPIRB, GPS and VHF set etc. The boats are scheduled to be delivered during 2013.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Enabling Shipping" (pdf). Timblo Drydocks Private Limited (Brochure). p. 5. Retrieved 2013-07-26. 
  2. ^ "13.1 M Patrol/Work Boat" (pdf). Timblo Drydocks Private Limited. Retrieved 2013-07-26. 

External Links[edit]

"Fast craft figure prominantly in India's coastal security plan". Warship Technology (Royal Institution of Naval Architects): 30. January 2012.  |chapter= ignored (help)