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LIBYAN NAVY (LIBYA)

COASTAL FORCES

ZUWARAH patrol boats (1991-1992/2009-2010)

Names

644 زوارة [Zuwarah] (ex-Galiano)

646 (ex-Macchi)

648 رأس جدير [Ras Jadir] (ex-Smalto)

652 (ex-Fortuna)

654 صبراتة [Sabratha] (ex-Buonocore)

656 الزاوية [Al Zzawia] (ex-Squitieri)

Builders

Intermarine, Sarzana, Italy: 644, 646, 648, 652, 654, 656

Completed

1991-1992 // 2009: 644, 646, 648

1991-1992 // 2010: 652, 654, 656

Losses

652 (NATO air attack 2011)

Transfers

none

Discarding

in service (2019): 644, 646, 648, 654, 656

 

Displacement standard, t

73

Displacement full, t

85

Length, m

27.0

Breadth, m

6.95

Draught, m

1.20

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 MTU 16V396 TB94 diesels

Power, h. p.

7680

Max speed, kts

43

Fuel, t

diesel oil
Endurance, nm(kts) 1200(18.5)

Armament

2 x 1 - 7.6/90

Electronic equipment SC-1410, BX-3072A radars

Complement

12

Ship project history: Former Bigliani II class boats of Italian customs.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2019