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SUBLOCOTENANT ION GHICULESCU (ND-113) class

Country of Origin: Romania

ship list


 1 CROITER class PATROL CRAFT TENDERS (AGP)

 Name                          Pendant      Commissioned      Status

 SUBLOCOTENANT ION GHICULESCU  ND-113       1920              Active
   (Ex-French IMPATIENTE)

description

Three ships of this class were commissioned in 1916/1917. All were transferred from France in May 1920. All three were modernized during the 1980s with streamlined superstructures, new armament and other modifications.

status

Only SUBLOCOTENANT ION GHICULESCU remains active.

builders


 Brest Dockyard, Brest, France

characteristics


 Displacement:         330 tons standard
                       443 tons full load
 Dimension:
     length            199 ft  8 in (60.9 m) overall
     beam               22 ft 10 in ( 7.0 m)
     draft               8 ft  2 in ( 2.5 m) maximum
 Propulsion:
     main              2 Sulzer diesels; 900 total bhp;
                         2 shafts
 Performance:
     speed             12 knots
 Manning:              50 total
 Combat Systems:
     guns              1 twin 37-mm/63 cal. AA
                       2 twin 14.5-mm/93 cal. (Type 81) AA
     rocket launchers  2 5-round RBU-1200 ASW rocket launchers
     radars            1 navigation
     sonar             1 TAMIR-11 (MG-11) derivative hull-mounted
                         high-frequency searchlight

issues and notes

None.

operational notes

None.

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