INS Sarayu (P54)

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History
Name: INS Sarayu
Builder: Hindustan Shipyard Limited
Launched: 16 October 1989
Commissioned: 8 October 1991
Identification: Pennant number: P54
Fate: Sold in 2000 to Sri Lanka Navy
Status: Decommissioned
Sri Lanka
Builder: Hindustan Shipyard Limited
Laid down: 25 June 1988
Launched: 16 October 1989
Acquired: 2000
Commissioned: 2000
Homeport: SLN Dockyard, Trincomalee
Fate: Active
General characteristics
Class and type: Sukanya class patrol vessel[1]
Displacement: 1,890 tons (full load)[1]
Length: 101 metres
Beam: 11.5 metres
Propulsion: 2 × diesel engines, 12,800 bhp (9,540 kW), 2 shafts
Speed: 22 knots (41 km/h)
Range: 7,000 nautical miles (13,000 km) at 15 knots (28 km/h)
Complement: 140 (incl 15 officers)
Sensors and
processing systems:
  • 1 × Racal Decca 2459 search radar
  • 1 BEL 1245 navigation radar
Armament:
Aircraft carried: 1 HAL Chetak

INS Sarayu was a Sukanya-class patrol vessel of the Indian Navy.[1]

Sarayu was sold to the Sri Lanka Navy, where she retained the name (as SLNS Sayura). She serves as the flagship of the Sri Lanka Navy and obtained several remarkable naval victories against the naval branch of Tamil Tiger rebels (Sea Tigers). She was recently equipped with Yingi Y-82 anti-ship missiles and surface to air missiles.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c http://indiannavy.nic.in/opv_sukanya.htm Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "in-sukanya" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).