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T-43 design

Country of Origin: Russia

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 Completed               1949-1957


The T-43 class was the Soviet Navy's first postwar minesweeper design. After serving as minesweepers, many units were later modified for auxiliary roles as well as radar picket ships. Several T-43s have gone to other navies and several were operated by the Border Troops as patrol ships.

These were steel-hulled ships. The early ships had a shorter hull and a "flat face" bridge structure; later units were...

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