Swallow Craft-class inshore patrol vessel

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Swallow Craft (65 Design) Class of Inshore Patrol Vessels are a series of watercraft built by South Korea's Kangnam/Swallow Craft, in Pusan for the Indian Coast Guard.[1]

Design[edit]

The vessels in this series are 20 meters long with a beam of 4.8 meters. The hull of each vessel is made of Fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) and they are armed with a 7.62 mm MG. They are powered by two 12V71 TA GM Detroit diesel engines, which generate 840 bhp and drive two propellers. The Swallow Craft class vessels have a crew of 8 enlisted sailors and have a range 400 nm at 20 knots.

Ships of the class[edit]

Name Pennant Number Date of commission Status
ICGS C01 24-7-80
ICGS C02 24-7-80 Decommissioned on 24 Sep 2001
ICGS C03 24-7-80 Stricken in 1996
ICGS C04 24-7-80
ICGS C05 24-7-80
ICGS C06 24-7-80 Decommissioned on 24 Sep 2001
ICGS C62 Stricken in 2000
ICGS C63

Specification[1][edit]

  • Displacement : 32 tonnes
  • Length : 20.0 meter
  • Beam : 4.80 meter
  • Draught : 1.3 meter
  • Armament : single 7.62 mm MG
  • Electronic Radar : 1* nav.
  • Power : 2 GM Detroit Diesel 12V71 TA
  • Propulsion : 2 propller, 840 bh
  • Range : 400 Nmiles/20 kts
  • Crew : 8 enlisted.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World: Their Ships, Aircraft, and Systems By Eric Wertheim

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