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NAVY OF SENEGAL (SENEGAL)

COASTAL FORCES

CASAMANCE patrol craft (1957/1963-1965)

Casamance 1965

Names

Casamance (ex-P755 VC5)

Siné-Saloum (ex-Reine N'Galifourou, ex-P754 VC4)

Builders

CMN, Cherbourg, France: Casamance, Siné-Saloum

Completed

1957 // 1963: Casamance

1957 // 8/1965: Siné-Saloum

Losses

none

Transfers

none

Discarding

1979: Casamance, Siné-Saloum

  

Displacement standard, t

70

Displacement full, t

80

Length, m

31.8

Breadth, m

4.70

Draught, m

1.70

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Mercedes-Benz diesels

Power, h. p.

2700

Max speed, kts

28

Fuel, t

diesel oil 10

Endurance, nm(kts) 1500(15)

Armament

2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 7
Electronic equipment none

Complement

15

Ship project history: Former French patrol boats, Siné-Saloum was transferred by France to Congo in 1961 as Reine M'Galifourou but returned in 1965 and transferred to Senegal.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Siné-Saloum 1967

Ivan Gogin, 2016