List of patrol vessels of the Turkish Navy

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This is a list of Turkish Navy patrol vessels that have served past and present, from 10 July 1920[1] to present.

Torpedo boats[edit]

Hamidiye class[edit]

Hamidiye class torpedo boat:

Name Builder Launched Commissioned Fate
Yunus Kingdom of Italy Ansaldo, Sestri Ponente 1901 1902 Decommissioned 1929
Broken up 1935

Akhisar class[edit]

Akhisar class torpedo boat:

Name Builder Launched Commissioned Fate
Akhisar Kingdom of Italy Ansaldo, Sestri Ponente 1904 1904 Broken up 1935

Antalya class[edit]

Antalya class torpedo boat

Name Builder Launched Commissioned Fate
Draç Kingdom of Italy Ansaldo, Sestri Ponente 1904 1905 Decommissioned 1924
Broken up 1936
Musul Kingdom of Italy Ansaldo, Sestri Ponente 1904 1905 Decommissioned 1929
Broken up 1936

Demirhisar class[edit]

Demirhisar class torpedo boat

Name Builder Launched Commissioned Fate
Sivrihisar Kingdom of Italy Ansaldo, Sestri Ponente 1907 1907 Decommissioned 1928
Broken up 1935
Sultanhisar Kingdom of Italy Ansaldo, Sestri Ponente 1907 1907 Decommissioned 1928
Broken up 1935

Motor Torpedo Boat

MTB-1 - MTB-10

Patrol vessels[edit]

Harbour Defence Motor Launch

ML-1 - ML-7

Fairmile B motor launch

AB-1 - AB-8

Ex-US Auk class[edit]

Ex-Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy Auk class:[2]

Name Builder Launched Commissioned Fate
TCG Çandarlı United States Alameda, Alameda Ex-HMS Frolic (J406) March 1947 converted to survey ship TCG Çandarlı (A-593)
TCG Çardak (M-507) United States Gulf, Chickasaw Ex-HMS Tourmaline (J339) March 1947
TCG Çarşamba United States Associated, Seattle Ex-HMS Tattoo (J374) March 1947 converted to survey ship TCG Çarşamba (A-594)
TCG Çeşme (M-505) United States Associated, Seattle Ex-HMS Elfreda (J402) March 1947
TCG Edincik (M-509) United States Associated, Seattle Ex-HMS Grecian (J352) March 1947
TCG Erdemit (M-512) United States Associated, Seattle Ex-HMS Chance (J340) March 1947
TCG Erdemli United States Associated, Seattle Ex-HMS Catherine (J12) March 1947
TCG Ereğli United States Gulf, Chickasaw Ex-HMS Pique (J23) March 1947

Ex-British Bathurst class[edit]

Ex-Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Australian Navy Bathurst class corvette:[2]

Name Builder Launched Acquired Fate
TCG Alanya (M-501) Australia Evans Deakin, Brisbane Ex-HMAS Broome (J191) August 1946
TCG Amasra (M-502) Australia Broken Hill Pty, Whyalla Ex-HMAS Pirie (J189) August 1946
TCG Ayvalık Australia Broken Hill Pty, Whyalla Ex-HMAS Gawler (J188) August 1946
TCG Ayvalık (M-500) Australia Poole & Steel, Sydney Ex-Antalya, Ex-HMAS Geraldton (J178) August 1946
TCG Hamit Hacı (M-503) Australia Evans Deakin, Brisbane Ex-Ayancık, Ex-HMAS Launceston (J179) August 1946

Ex-British Bangor class[edit]

Ex-Canada Royal Canadian Navy Bangor-class minesweeper:[3]

Name Builder Launched Acquired Fate
TCG Bafra (P-121) Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg Dufferin, Toronto Ex-HMCS Nipigon (J154) 29 November 1957
TCG Bandırma (P-129) Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg Port Arthur, Current River, Port Arthur Ex-HMCS Kenora (J281) 29 November 1957
TCG Bartın (P-130) Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg Port Arthur, Current River, Port Arthur Ex-HMCS Kentville (J312) 29 November 1957
TCG Beykoz (P-122) Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg Port Arthur, Current River, Port Arthur Ex-HMCS Blairmore (J314) 29 March 1958
TCG Beylerbeyi (P-123) Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg Dufferin, Toronto Ex-HMCS Mahone (J159) 29 March 1958
TCG Biga (P-124) Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg Canadian Vickers, Montreal Ex-HMCS Medicine Hat (J256) 29 November 1957
TCG Bodrum (P-125) Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg Port Arthur, Current River, Port Arthur Ex-HMCS Fort William (J311) 29 November 1957
TCG Bornova (P-126) Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg Dufferin, Toronto Ex-HMCS Westmount (J318) 29 March 1958
TCG Bozcaada (P-127) Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg Canadian Vickers, Montreal Ex-HMCS Swift Current (J254) 29 March 1958
TCG Büyükdere (P-128) Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg Dufferin, Toronto Ex-HMCS Sarnia (J309) 29 March 1958

Ex-US PC type[edit]

Hisar class patrol vessel (Ex-United States US Navy PC-1638 class submarine chaser):[3]

Name Builder Launched Acquired Fate
TCG Sultanhisar (P-111) United States Gunderson, Portland Ex-USS PC-1638 out of service 2002
TCG Demirhisar (P-112) United States Gunderson, Portland Ex-USS PC-1639
TCG Yarhisar (P-113) United States Gunderson, Portland Ex-USS PC-1640 18 July 1965 out of service 2005 - museum at Gölcük/KOCAELİ
TCG Akhisar (P-114) United States Gunderson, Portland Ex-USS PC-1641
TCG Sivrihisar (P-115) United States Gunderson, Portland Ex-USS PC-1642
TCG Koçhisar (P-116) United States Gunderson, Portland Ex-USS PC-1643 (assembled at Gölcük) July 1965

Spanish Lazaga class[edit]

Light version of Spanish Lazaga class fast attack craft:[3]

Name Builder Launched Commissioned Fate
TCG Girne (P-140) Turkey Taşkızak Naval Shipyard, Istanbul

Ex-US PGM-71 class[edit]

AB-21 class gunboat (Ex-United States US Navy PGM-71 class motor gunboat):[3]

Name Builder Launched Acquired Fate
TCG AB-21 (P-1221) United States Ex-USS PGM-104
TCG AB-22 (P-1222) United States Ex-USS PGM-105
TCG AB-23 (P-1223) United States Ex-USS PGM-106
TCG AB-24 (P-1224) United States Ex-USS PGM-108

Ex-USCG 83-footer cutter type[edit]

Ex-Ensign of the United States Coast Guard.svg USCG "83-footer" cutter type[3]

Name Builder Launched Acquired Fate
LS-9 United States P-339/P-1209/P-109
LS-10 United States P-308/P-1210/P-110
LS-11 United States P-309/P-1211/P-111
LS-12 United States P-310/P-1212/P-112
LS-13 United States
LS-14 United States
LS-15 United States
LS-16 United States
LS-17 United States
LS-18 United States
LS-19 United States

AB-25 class[edit]

TCG AB-29

AB-25 class[4] (Türk tipi avcı botu):[5]

Name Builder Launched Commissioned Fate
TCG AB-25 (P-125) Turkey Camialtı Shipyard, Istanbul out of service in 2000
TCG AB-26 (P-126) Turkey Camialtı Shipyard, Istanbul transferred to Kazakhstan in 1999
TCG AB-27 (P-127) Turkey Camialtı Shipyard, Istanbul
TCG AB-28 (P-128) Turkey Camialtı Shipyard, Istanbul
TCG AB-29 (P-129) Turkey Camialtı Shipyard, Istanbul
TCG AB-30 (P-130) Turkey Camialtı Shipyard, Istanbul transferred to Georgia in 1998
TCG AB-31 (P-131) Turkey Camialtı Shipyard, Istanbul
TCG AB-32 (P-132) Turkey Camialtı Shipyard, Istanbul transferred to Kazakhstan in 2001
TCG AB-33 (P-133) Turkey Camialtı Shipyard, Istanbul out of service in 2002
TCG AB-34 (P-134) Turkey Camialtı Shipyard, Istanbul transferred to Azerbaijan in 2000
TCG AB-35 (P-135) Turkey Camialtı Shipyard, Istanbul
TCG AB-36 (P-136) Turkey Camialtı Shipyard, Istanbul

New type patrol boat[edit]

Name Builder Launched Commissioned Fate
P-1200 Turkey Dearsan Shipyard, Tuzla[6] 9 April 2010 - -

Fast attack crafts[edit]

Doğan class[edit]

Doğan class MAS:

Name Builder Launched Acquired Fate
Doğan Kingdom of Italy S.V.A.N. 1926 1931 1940s
Martı Kingdom of Italy S.V.A.N. 1926 1931 1940s
Denizkuşu Kingdom of Italy S.V.A.N. 1926 1931 1940s

Bora, Kasırga, Şimşek, Tayfun, Yıldırım

Ex-West German Nasty class[edit]

Ex West German Nasty-class (Klasse 152), Norwegian Nasty type patrol boat):[3]

Name Builder Launched Acquired Fate
TCG Doğan (P-327) Norway Båtservice Verft, Mandal Ex-P6191 Hugin 1959 Discarded 1973
TCG Martı (P-328) Norway Båtservice Verft, Mandal Ex-P6192 Munin 1960 Discarded 1973

Ex-West German Jaguar class[edit]

Ex West German Jaguar class fast attack craft, Klasse 140:[3]

Name Builder Launched Acquired Fate
TCG Fırtına (P-330) Germany Lürssen, Bremen-Vegesack Ex-Pelikan
TCG Tufan (P-331) Germany Lürssen, Bremen-Vegesack Ex-Storch
TCG Kılıç (P-332) Germany Lürssen, Bremen-Vegesack Ex-Penguin
TCG Mızrak (P-333) Germany Lürssen, Bremen-Vegesack Ex-Löwe
TCG Yıldız (P-334) Germany Lürssen, Bremen-Vegesack Ex-Höhnel
TCG Kalkan (P-335) Germany Lürssen, Bremen-Vegesack Ex-Wolf
TCG Karayel (P-336) Germany Lürssen, Bremen-Vegesack Ex-Tiger

Kartal class[edit]

Kartal class fast attack craft (ex Germany West German Zobel class fast attack, Klasse 142):[3]

Name Builder Launched Acquired Fate
TCG Denizkuşu (P-321) Germany Extant in 2010
TCG Atmaca (P-322) Germany Extant in 2010
TCG Şahin (P-323) Germany Extant in 2010
TCG Kartal (P-324) Germany Extant in 2010
TCG Meltem (P-325) Germany Sunk 24 September 1985
TCG Pelikan (P-326) Germany Extant in 2010
TCG Albatros (P-327) Germany Extant in 2010
TCG Şimsek (P-328) Germany Extant in 2010
TCG Kasırga (P-329) Germany Extant in 2010

Ex-US Asheville class[edit]

Yıldırım class fast attack craft (Ex-United States US Navy Asheville class gunboat[3]):

Name Builder Launched Acquired Fate
TCG Yıldırım (P-338) United States Peterson Builders, Sturgeon Bay Ex-USS Defiance (PGM-95) 11 October 1973 sank off Lesbos 11 April 1985
TCG Bora (P-339) United States Peterson Builders, Sturgeon Bay Ex-USS Surprise (PGM-97) 28 February 1973

Doğan class[edit]

Doğan class fast attack craft (version of Germany Lürssen Werft FPB-57):

Name Builder Launched Commissioned Fate
TCG Doğan (P-340) Germany 16 June 1976 23 December 1977 Extant in 2010
TCG Martı (P-341) Turkey 28 July 1977 1 August 1978 Extant in 2010
TCG Tayfun (P-342) Turkey 19 July 1979 10 July 1980 Extant in 2010
TCG Volkan (P-343) Turkey 11 August 1980 12 May 1981 Extant in 2010

Rüzgar class[edit]

Rüzgar class fast attack craft (version of Germany Lürssen Werft FPB-57):

Name Builder Launched Commissioned Fate
TCG Rüzgar (P-344) Turkey Extant in 2010
TCG Poyraz (P-345) Turkey Extant in 2010
TCG Gurbet (P-346) Turkey Extant in 2010
TCG Fırtına (P-347) Turkey Extant in 2010

Yıldız class[edit]

Yıldız class fast attack craft (version of Germany Lürssen Werft FPB-57):

Name Builder Launched Commissioned Fate
TCG Yıldız (P-348) Turkey Extant in 2010
TCG Karayel (P-349) Turkey Extant in 2010

Kılıç class[edit]

Kılıç class fast attack craft (Germany Lürssen Werft):

Name Builder Launched Commissioned Fate
TCG Kılıç (P-330) Germany Extant in 2010
TCG Kalkan (P-331) Turkey Extant in 2010
TCG Mızrak (P-332) Turkey Extant in 2010

Kılıç II class[edit]

Kılıç II class fast attack craft (Germany Lürssen Werft):

Name Builder Launched Commissioned Fate
TCG Tufan (P-333) Germany Extant in 2010
TCG Meltem (P-334) Turkey Extant in 2010
TCG İmbat (P-335) Turkey Extant in 2010
TCG Zıpkın (P-336) Turkey Extant in 2010
TCG Atak (P-337) Turkey Extant in 2010
TCG Bora (P-338) Turkey Extant in 2010

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Cevat Ülkekul, "Kurtuluş Savaşı'nda Türk Denizcileri ve Cumhuriyet Bahriyesinin Kuruluşu", Piri Reis Symposium, Office of Navigation of Hydrography and Oceanography. (Turkish)
  2. ^ a b Robert Gardiner, Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1947-1995, 2nd Revised edition, Conway Maritime Press, London, 1995, ISBN 978-0-85177-605-7, p. 474.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i Robert Gardiner, Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1947-1995, 2nd Revised edition, Conway Maritime Press, London, 1995, ISBN 978-0-85177-605-7, p. 478.
  4. ^ Robert Gardiner, Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1947-1995, 2nd Revised edition, Conway Maritime Press, London, 1995, ISBN 978-0-85177-605-7, p. 479.
  5. ^ Refakat ve Karakol Filosu Komutanlığı
  6. ^ New Type Patrol Boat, DEARSAN Shipyard

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