Priyadarshini-class patrol vessel
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Priyadarshini-class patrol vessels (also referred to as Jija Bai Mod 1 class) are a series of 8 mid-shore fast patrol boats, built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers, Kolkata and Goa Shipyard Limited, Vasco da Gama, Goa for Indian Coast Guard between 1991 and 1998.
The 46 metre-long vessels with a displacement of 215 tonnes have a top speed of 24 knots. The vessels are powered by two MTU 12V538 diesel engines driving two independent four-blade propellers. The Priyadarshini class has a range of 2400 nm at cruise speed of 12 knots. The crew of the patrol vessels consists of 5 officers and 29 enlisted sailors. The vessels are armed with a 40 mm 60 cal Bofors Mk 3 AA. In early 1998, ICGS Amrit Kaur (225) acted as a trial platform for the 30 mm CRN 91 Naval Gun.
Ships of the class
|Name||Pennant Number||Date of Commission||Date of Decommission||Homeport||Status|
|ICGS Priyadarshini||221||25 May 1992||Visakhapatnam||Decommissioned|
|ICGS Razia Sultana||222||18 November 1992||Paradip||Active|
|ICGS Annie Beseant (GSL MAKE)||223||7 December 1991||10 January 2014||Manglore||Decommissioned|
|ICGS Kamla Devi (GSL MAKE)||224||20 May 1992||Goa|
|ICGS Amrit Kaur (GSL MAKE)||225||20 March 1993||Mumbai|
|ICGS Kanak Lata Barua||226||27 March 1997||23 June 2017||Port Blair|
|ICGS Bhikaji Cama||227||24 September 1997||Port Blair||Active|
|ICGS Sucheta Kripalani||228||16 March 1998||Kolkata|
- Displacement: 215 tonnes
- Length: 46 meter
- Beam: 7.5 meter
- Draught: 1.85 meter
- Speed: 24 Knots
- Armament: 40 mm 60 cal Bofors Mk 3 AA or 1x30 CRN 91; 2x7.62 mm MG
- Radar: BEL make-1*Decca 1245/6X or Decca 1226 for navigation
- Power: 2 MTU 12V538 TB82 diesel
- Propulsion: 2*4 Blade propeller, 5940 bhp
- Electric: 240 kW (3*80 kW, 315 V,50 Hz Diesel driven)
- Range: 2400 nm at 12 knots
- Crew: 5 officers. 29 enlisted.
- Fuel: 20 Tonnes
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