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.

Design[edit]

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[edit]

Name Pennant Number Date of Commission Date of Decommission Homeport
ICGS Priyadarshini 221 25-05-1992 Vishakapatnam[1]
ICGS Razia Sultana 222 18-11-1992 Paradip[2]
ICGS Annie Beseant (GSL MAKE) 223 07-12-1991 10-01-2014 Manglore[3]
ICGS Kamla Devi (GSL MAKE) 224 20-05-1992 Goa[4]
ICGS Amrit Kaur (GSL MAKE) 225 20-03-1993 Mumbai[5]
ICGS Kanak Lata Barua 226 27-03-1997 Port Blair[6]
ICGS Bhikaji Cama 227 24-09-1997 Port Blair[7]
ICGS Sucheta Kripalani 228 16-03-1998 Kolkata[8]

Specification[edit]

  • 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

See also[edit]

Jija Bai class patrol vessel

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rest easy, Vizag's coast is guarded". The Hindu. 2009-02-16. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2015-12-28. 
  2. ^ "Coast Guard helps curb oil pollution off Orissa". www.newindianexpress.com. Retrieved 2015-12-28. 
  3. ^ "Coast Guard, Navy rescue crew members of Ocean Sekaya". The Hindu Business Line. Retrieved 2015-12-28. 
  4. ^ "Coast guard resuces 7 fishermen - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2015-12-28. 
  5. ^ "MV Rak: After spill, damage-control mission begins | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis". dna. Retrieved 2015-12-28. 
  6. ^ "Coast Guard Conducts Drawing and Painting Competition". andamanchronicle.net. Retrieved 2015-12-28. 
  7. ^ "Coast Guard rescues 102 from Andaman Sea, 310 feared dead". news.webindia123.com. Retrieved 2015-12-28. 
  8. ^ "Trespass cuffs on 56 Bangla fishermen - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2015-12-28. 

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