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|Name:||Sasha class (Project 265)|
|Succeeded by:||Vanya class minesweeper|
|Displacement:||245 tons standard, 269 tons full load|
|Propulsion:||2 shaft diesel engines 2200 hp|
|Speed:||19 knots (35 km/h)|
|Range:||2,100 nautical miles (3,889.2 km) at 10 knots (19 km/h)|
|Sensors and |
|radar: Ball End sonar:Tamir-11|
The specification for the design was issued in 1946. The ships were steel hulled coastal minesweepers and were to replace wartime T301 class coastal sweepers. Following trials the bow shape was changed to improve sea-keeping and more advanced electronics and sweeps were introduced throughout the service lives of these ships.
At total of 37 ships were built at Rybinsk. The last two ships were retired in 1992.
- Gardiner, Robert (ed.) (1995). Conway's all the World's Fighting Ships 1947-1995. London: Conway Maritime. ISBN 0851776051. OCLC 34284130.CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link) - also published as Gardiner, Robert; Chumbley, Stephen; Budzbon, Przemysław (1995). Conway's all the World's Fighting Ships 1947-1995. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1557501327. OCLC 34267261.
- (in English) All Sasha Class Minesweepers - Complete Ship List