Rear-Admiral Eustațiu Sebastian-class corvette
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The corvette Contraamiral Eustațiu Sebastian (F-264) at sea.
|Name:||Rear-Admiral Eustațiu Sebastian class|
|Operators:||Romanian Naval Forces|
|Preceded by:||Tetal-I class|
|General characteristics |
|Beam:||11.50 m (37 ft 9 in)|
|Draught:||3.00 m (9 ft 10 in)|
|Propulsion:||2 shafts, 2 × diesel engines|
|Speed:||24 kn (44 km/h; 28 mph)|
|Aviation facilities:||Helicopter deck aft|
The Rear-Admiral Eustațiu Sebastian-class corvette (also known as the Tetal-II class by NATO) is a series of two corvettes used by the Romanian Naval Forces for Black Sea duty. They have a displacement of 1,385 tonnes, a helicopter aft, and as main armament a 76 mm gun, torpedo tubes and anti-submarine warfare rocket launchers.
These ships are updated versions of the Admiral Petre Bărbuneanu (Tetal-I)-class corvette.
- Contraamiral Eustațiu Sebastian (F-264) Launched 1988 – In service
- Contraamiral Horia Macellariu (F-265) – Launched 1991 – In service
Two other ships were laid down, but never finished. They are now awaiting disposal in Mangalia military harbor.
- Baker 1998, p. 628.
- Martinescu, Darius (25 September 2006). "Lacul Mangalia, locul unde a murit marina militară (Mangalia Lake, the place where the military navy died)" (in Romanian). România Liberă. Retrieved 3 July 2012.
- Baker, A.D. The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World 1998–1999. Annapolis, Maryland, USA: Naval Institute Press, 1998. ISBN 1-55750-111-4.
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