GSL-class Ferry

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GSL class of personnel ferries are series of six service craft built by state owned Goa Shipyard Limited, Vasco for Indian Navy. They are general purpose utility auxiliary watercraft used for transportation of personnel in harbour. The vessels stationed at Mumbai harbour are planned to be succeeded by Manoram class ferry.

List of vessels[edit]

Name Home-port Date of commissioning
Manohar Mumbai 24 February 1986
Modak Mumbai 27 March 1986-sold for Scrap
Mangal Mumbai 27 May 1986
Madhur Mumbai 23 July 1986
Manorama 17 December 1986
Manjula Mumbai 31 May 1988

Specifications[edit]

[1]

  • Displacement: 175 Tonnes
  • Speed: 11 knots
  • Dimensions: 28.10 m * 7.62 m * 1.47 m
  • Power: 2 diesel engines
  • Propulsion: 2 propellers
  • Crew: 6 sailors
  • Capacity: 156 seated passengers

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World, 15th edition Their Ships, Aircraft, and Systems, by Eric Wertheim

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