Friday, 28 April 2017

Polish patrol vessels Fala (SG321), Szkwal (SG322), Zefir (SG323), Zorza (SG324) and Tecza (SG325) between 1965 and 2009

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Project 912 Fala class al built by the Stocznia Marynarki Wojennej, Gdynia, Poland and transferred to the Coast Guard in September 1991. Succeeded by the Gdansk-class. With a displacement of 212 (standard)-237 (full load) tons and as dimensions 41,3 x 6,29 x 1,95 metes. The 2 diesel oil fuelled 40DM diesels supplied 5.000 hp allowing a speed of 24,9 knots and with a speed of 16 knots a range of 1.200 nautical miles. Their crew numbered 20 men. Main armament consisted of 2x2-3cm AK-230 guns and depth charges or mines.
Fala completed in July 1965 and stricken in June 1996.
Szkwal completed in September 1966 and stricken in September 1997.
Zefir completed in June 1967 and stricken in June 2006.
Zorza completed in January 1968 and stricken in April 1999.
Tecza completed in January 1968 and stricken in March 2008.