Trinkat-class patrol vessel

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INS Trinkat (T61).jpg
INS Trinkat (T61)
Class overview
Name: Trinkat class
Builders: Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers
Operators:  Indian Navy
Preceded by: Seaward class
Succeeded by: Bangaram class
General characteristics
Type: Patrol vessels
Displacement: 260 tons (full load)[1]
Length: 46 meters
Beam: 7.5 meters
Propulsion: 2 x MTU engines (3500hp each)
3 x 80 KW diesel generators
Speed: 30 knots
Complement: 33
Armament: 1 x 2A42 Medak 30mm gun

The Trinkat class patrol vessels of the Indian Navy were designed and constructed by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers.

Role[edit]

The patrol vessels carry out fisheries protection, anti-poaching, counter-insurgency and search-and-rescue operations in coastal areas and in the exclusive economic zone. The vessels of the class are named after islands from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands or the Lakshadweep Islands.

Ships of the class[edit]

Name Pennant Homeport Commissioned Status
Trinkat T61 Port Blair 28 September 2000 Active
Tillanchang T62 17 March 2001 Transferred to Maldivian Coast Guard on 16 April 2006, as CGS Huravee
Tarasa T63 Port Blair 24 August 2001 Transferred to Seychelles Coast Guard on 7 November 2014 as PS Constant
Tarmugli T64 4 March 2002 Transferred to Seychelles Coast Guard on 23 February 2005, as SCG PS Topaz

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