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Inshore minesweepers
Project 255
Project 255K

NATO: T-301 Class


Completed

143 + 11 units


Ships

Project 255 - 1946-50, Shipyard 189, Leningrad - 1 unit, Shipyard 341, Rybinsk; Project 255K - 1951-55, Shipyard 341, Rybinsk

Name
Yard
Laid Down
Launched
Commissioned
Note
T-229
-
-
-
-
 
T-230
-
-
-
-
 
T-301
-
-
-
-
 
T-302
-
-
-
-
 
T-303
-
-
-
-
 
T-304
-
-
-
-
 
T-305
-
-
-
-
 
T-306
-
-
-
-
 
T-307
-
-
-
-
 
T-308
-
-
-
-
 
T-309
-
-
-
-
 
T-310
-
-
-
-
Project 255
T-311
-
-
-
-
 
T-312
-
-
-
-
 
T-313
-
-
-
1949
Project 255
T-314
-
-
-
-
 
T-315
-
-
-
-
 
T-316
-
-
-
-
Project 255K
T-320
-
-
-
-
 
T-322
-
-
-
-
Project 255K
T-327
-
-
-
-
Project 255K
T-328
-
-
-
-
 
T-330
-
-
-
10.1948
 
T-340
-
-
-
-
 
T-341
-
-
-
-
 
T-342
-
-
-
-
 
T-343
-
-
-
-
 
T-344
-
-
-
-
 
T-345
-
-
-
-
 
T-346
-
-
-
-
 
T-347
-
-
-
-
 
T-348
-
-
-
-
 
T-349
-
-
-
-
 
T-350
-
-
-
-
 
T-392
-
-
-
-
Project 255
T-393
-
-
-
-
 
T-394
-
-
-
-
 
T-395
-
-
-
-
 
T-396
-
-
-
-
 
T-397
-
-
-
-
 
T-398
-
-
-
-
 
T-399
-
-
-
-
 
T-400
-
-
-
-
 
T-436
-
-
-
-
 
T-437
-
-
-
-
 
T-438
-
-
-
-
 
T-442
-
-
-
-
 
T-443
-
-
-
-
 
T-444
-
-
-
-
 
T-445
-
-
-
-
 
T-446
-
-
-
-
 
T-447
-
-
-
-
 
T-448
-
-
-
-
 
T-449
-
-
-
-
 
T-450
-
-
-
-
 
T-451
-
-
-
-
 
T-452
-
-
-
-
Project 255
T-453
-
-
-
-
 
T-454
-
-
-
-
 
T-455
-
-
-
-
 
T-456
-
-
-
-
 
T-531
-
-
-
-
 
T-532
-
-
-
-
 
T-533
-
-
-
-
 
T-551
-
-
-
-
 
T-552
-
-
-
-
 
T-553
-
-
-
-
Project 255K
T-554
-
-
-
-
 
T-555
-
-
-
-
 
T-564
-
-
-
-
Project 255K
T-565
-
-
-
-
Project 255K
T-566
-
-
-
-
 
T-569
-
-
-
-
 
T-574
-
-
-
-
Project 255K, from 19.05.1966 - BT-574
T-576
-
-
-
-
Project 255K
T-587
-
-
-
1953
Project 255K, then - RK-111
T-613
-
-
-
-
Project 255K
T-618
-
-
-
-
 
T-622
1188
-
-
1953
Project 255K, from 19.05.1966 - BT-622
T-632
-
-
-
-
Project 255K, from 19.05.1966 - BT-632
T-642
-
-
-
-
Project 255K, from 19.05.1966 - BT-642
T-651
-
-
-
-
Project 255K, from 19.05.1966 - BT-651
T-726
-
-
-
-
 
T-731
-
-
-
-
 
T-741
-
-
-
-
 
T-742
-
-
-
-
 
T-743
-
-
-
-
 
T-744
-
-
-
-
 
T-745
-
-
-
-
 
T-746
-
-
-
-
 
T-
-
-
-
1950
Project 255K, completed as civil tug, Project 255B
T-
-
-
-
1950
Project 255K, completed as civil tug, Project 255B
T-
-
-
-
1950
Project 255K, completed as civil tug, Project 255B
T-
-
-
-
1950
Project 255K, completed as civil tug, Project 255B
T-
-
-
-
1950
Project 255K, completed as civil tug, Project 255B
T-
-
-
-
1950
Project 255K, completed as civil tug, Project 255B
T-
-
-
-
1950
Project 255K, completed as civil tug, Project 255B
T-
-
-
-
1950
Project 255K, completed as civil tug, Project 255B
T-
-
-
-
1953
Project 255K, completed as civil tug, Project 255B
T-
-
-
-
1953
Project 255K, completed as civil tug, Project 255B
T-
-
-
-
1956
Project 255K, completed as civil tug, Project 255B


11 units completed as Project 255B civil tugs


General characteristics - Project 255

Displacement (tons):
Standard:147,8 (Project 255K 148)
Full load:160,4 (Project 255K 161)
Dimensions (m):
Length:38 (Project 255K 38)
Beam:5,5 (Project 255K 5,7)
Draft:1,6 (Project 255K 1,56)
Speed (knots):12,5 (Project 255K 12)
Range:2000 nmi (7,5 knots)
Autonomy (days):5
Propulsion:3x160 hp Superior diesels (Project 255K 3x230 hp), 2 fixed pitch propellers, 2x30 kW diesel generators
Armament:2x1 45 mm 21KM 3000 rounds (Project 255)
2x2 12,7 mm Colt Brawning (then 2M-1)
12 KB mines, 12 MGB depth charges
OTSh-1 contact sweep (Project 255K OPT-1) or MT-3contact sweep, PEMT-4 magnetic sweep, BAT acoustic sweep (Project 255K 2 BAT-2 sweeps)
Electronics:Tamir-10 sonar
Complement:37

Schematics

Inshore minesweeper - Project 255

Inshore minesweeper - Project 255


Modernizations

Training station: UTS-252 (Baltic Fleet)
Training boat: UK-130 (Project 255K, comm.5.06.1951, then training ship K-5-2616 Yuny Moryak Club in Ufa, then UK-130 in Ufa Children Center, then Genry Taraschuk)
Harbour boat: RK-111 (T-587)
11 units completed as civil tugs by Project 255B


Fleets

Baltic Fleet: T-304-307, 348, 445-453, 551-555, 564-566, 569, 576, 742, 1204
Northern Fleet: T-320 (from 1953 Baltic Fleet), 327 (from 1953 Baltic Fleet), 328, 330
Pacific Fleet: T-309
Caspian Flotilia: T-313
Black Sea Fleet: T-618, 651


Hull Numbers

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Decommissioned

1961 T-569, T-618 (13.04, from 30.06.1961 training ship, DOSAAF Zhdanov)
1967 T-622 (training ship 622, then Uchebnyy-622 into the Children Sea Center of Kostroma, to scrap in 2016)
1964 T-554, T-555, T-566
1977 T-587 (RK-111 in DOSAAF, Gorky)
T-313 (training ship Shakhin DOSAAF in Baku, from 1966 2-DOSAAF, decomm. 1980), T-574 (training ship BTSch-574 A.Miroshnichenko of Young Sailors Flotilia in Dnepropetrovsk, then A.Miroshnichenko, 3x300 hp diesels 3D12), T-632 (training ship BTSch-632 Komsomolskaya pravda of Young Sailors Flotilia in Dnepropetrovsk, then Komsomolskaya pravda, 3x300 hp diesels 3D12), T-642 (training ship Vidnyy in Osvodovets Vidnyy Moscow KYuM, from 1982? Baltika Moscow KYuMRiP, then Baltika-70), T-651 (dive vessel Anatoly Yolkin, Sadko club)
As civil ships: A. Valaev (Project 255K, comm.1954, from 1972 training ship in KYuM Alye parusa in Moscow, then TsPKiO named after Gorky in Moscow, then Svyatoy Alexandr OOO Stipler, to scrap in 12.2015), Akademik Mir Kasimov (research ship, Project 255, comm.1949, decomm. 1972), Baltiets (from Caspian Flotilia, Moscow KYuM, training ship Osvodovets Vidnyy), Batler (Project 255K, comm.1953, PKF Batler), Vodolaz-1 (Project 255K, comm.1951, SZRP, from Baltic Fleet, decomm. 29.12.1973), Kronshtadt (training ship in Moscow KYuMRiP, decomm. 1972), Odesskiy universitet (scientific vessel of OGU, Project 255K, 1955, from Black Sea Fleet), Pioner (Project 255K, comm.1953, training ship in Kherson KYuMiR, from 12.1991 Ukraine, from Black Sea Fleet, decomm. 2008), Professor Kuznetsov (Nizhegorodskaya gidrologicheskaya i inzhenernaya partiya, from 20.11.2001 OOO Avtoznak, then ZAO SpetsPromInvest, Project 255K, comm.1954), Rion (scientific vessel, Project 255K, 1955, from Baltic Fleet), Rikhard Zorge (Project 255K, from Baltic Fleet), Rumb (Project 255T, from Baltic Fleet), Saratovets (Project 255K, 1192, comm.1954, training ship DMSh Yuniy baltiets Saratov, from 1981 NII Salyt Gorky, from 1984 Professor Kuznetsov Volgageologiya, then Nizhegorodskaya Geological and Engineering party, from 1996 Priokskaya Geological party, from 20.11.2001 OOO Avtoznak, then ZAO SpetcPromInvest, till 1976 Baltic Fleet), Sevastopol (Project 255K, training ship in Moscow KYuMRiP), Terek (Project 255K, from Baltic Fleet), Svyatoy Alexandr (Project 255K, 1954, OOO Stipler), Tuman (training ship of Young Sailors Club in Gomel, Project 255K, 1954), Aykhen Berg (Project 255K, from Baltic Fleet), Yunmor (Project 255K, comm.1954, training ship in Kherson KYuMiR, then Tuman training ship in Gomel KYuMiR, from 12.1991 Belarus, from Black Sea Fleet), Yuri Ivanov (Project 255K, from 10.06.1967 training ship KYuM Novgorod, from 1974 KYuM Staraya Russa, from Baltic Fleet), 11-DOSAAF (Project 255K, from 09.1965 training ship DOSAAF Kostroma, then 104, from Caspian Flotilia), 106 (Project 255K, comm.1953), 107 (Project 255K), 108 (Project 255K, 1953, Fond Otechestvo, to scrap 2011)
11 units were completed as civilian tugs by Project 225B: Admiral Nakhimov 1950 then NIS Kaspneftegazflota decommissioned in 1986, Admiral Ushakov 1950 then passenger ship decommissioned in 1975, Alexander Nevsky 1950 NIS decommissioned in 1975, Admiral Makarov 1950 passenger ship decommissioned in 1975 , Generalisimus Suvorov 1950 passenger ship - decommissioned in 1976, General Bagration 1950 passenger ship - decommissioned in 1976, Admiral Lazarev 1950 - decommissioned in 1975, Field Marshal Kutuzov 1950 passenger ship - decommissioned in 1975, Academician Krylov 1953 passenger ship - decommissioned in 1980, Academician Pavlov 1953 - decommissioned in 1981, Academician Gamburtsev 1956 NIS - decommissioned in 1983


Export

Albania: 6 units
Project 255: Vlora 153, then 333, then 361, then 221, then 843, then AS-343, then -425,then 223 in 05.1957 decomm. in 1998, Saranda 224, Lehza 226, Humara 154, then 335, then 362, then 228 in 05.1957 (hull number 155 in 01.1959, hull number 156 in 01.1959, / 157, then 344, then 461, then 842, then -322, then -225, then -113 in 1960, / 158, then 345, then 462, then 844, then -227, then -114 in 1960). Earlier hull number 343, 997

Bulgaria: 4 units
Project 255: RTSCh-23 in 1951, RTSCh-24 in 1951, RTSCh-25 in 1954, RTSCh-26 in 1954. In 1970 1 ship was re-equipment to patrol craft, 1 ship was re-equipment to Kiten civil tug in 1976?, 2 ships - on scrap

Egypt: 2 units
Project 255 in 1962. Decommissioned in 1991

Indonesia: 1 unit
Project 255 in 1962

Iraq: 4 units
Project 255K in 1967?

Romania: 27 units
Project 255, built in Galati: DR1 1956, DR2 4.01.1956, DR3, DR4, from 15.08.1991 Cpt. Constantin Dumitrescu 1956, DR5, then Lt. Constantin Virtosu 1957, DR6, from 15.08.1991 Lt. Gheorghe Niculescu 1957, DR7, from 15.08.1991 Lt. Moise Pauta 1957, DR8, Lt. Nicolae Soicescu 1957, DR9, from 15.08.1991 Lt. Alexandru Pompeian 1958, DR11-16, DR17, from 15.08.1991 Commodore Domitru Lupascu 1958, DR18, from 15.08.1991 Commodore Vasile Toescu 1959, DR19, from 15.08.1991 Commodore Constantin Micoescu 1959, DR21-25, DR26, from 15.08.1991 Cpt. Adrian Vasiliu 1960, DR27, from 15.08.1991 Cpt. Constantin Istrate 1960, DR28, from 15.08.1991 Cpt. Alexandru Constantinescu 1960, DR29

 
   



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