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MARU (PVL-106) class

Country of Origin: Estonia

ship list

 1 MARU-class PATROL CRAFT (WPC) (Finnish VILMA class)

 Name     Pendant    Launched        Commissioned     Status

 MARU     PVL-106    July 20, 1964   Oct. 12, 1964    Active
   (ex-Finnish VILMA)


This ship is a variant of the Finnish navy's RUISSALO class. Her transfer from Finland to Estonia was announced on Dec. 1, 1994, and she arrived in Estonia in January 1995. She was recommissioned in Estonian service in April 1995.




 Laivateoullisuus Oy, Turku, Finland


 Displacement:       135 tons standard
      length         117 ft 5 in (35.81 m) overall
      beam            21 ft 7 in ( 6.60 m)
      draft            6 ft 6 in ( 2.00 m) maximum
 Propulsion:         3 MTU (or Werkspoor) type diesels; 4,050 total
                       bhp; 3 controllable pitch propellers
      speed          23 knots
 Manning:            12 total
 Combat Systems:
      guns           1 twin 25-mm/80-cal. (Russian 2M-3M) AA
                     1 7.62-mm machine guns
      radars         1 navigation

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Finnish VILMA class

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