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TELKKA (WPC) class

Country of Origin: Finland

ship list


 Name        Pendant    In Service         Status

 TELKKA      .....      July 1999          Active
 TAVI        .....      2002               Active
 TIRRA       .....      May 27, 2004       Active


The second and third units of this class were ordered on Dec. 8, 2000. A fourth unit was cancelled in favor of a new design.


All three ships are active. All are subordinated to the Finnish Frontier Guard of the Ministry of the Interior.


 Workboat Tyovene, Uusikaupunki, Finland


 Displacement:       400 tons full load
      length         161 ft 4 in (49.2 m) overall
      beam            24 ft 6 in ( 7.5 m)
      draft            9 ft 8 in ( 3.0 m) maximum
 Propulsion:         2 Wartsila type 12V200 diesels; 6,700 total bhp;
                       2 controllable pitch propellers (except TELKKA:
                       2 Cummins-Wartsila type 16V170 diesels; 5,580
                       sustained bhp; 2 controllable pitch propellers)
      speed          22 knots (except TELKKA: 20.5 knots)
 Manning:            8 total
 Electronic Systems:
      radars         2 slotted wave-guide navigation

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