Former British ships became part of the Ukrainian Navy

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British anti-mine ships became part of the Ukrainian Navy

A memorandum on the purchase of two ships of the Sandown was sign class was made at the end of June last year. This summer Ukrainian crews were trained in Scotland.



This is reported by the publication Dumskaya, citing its sources.

It is worth recalling that the memorandum on the purchase of two ships of the Sandown sign type was at the end of June last year. This summer Ukrainian crews were trained in Scotland.

The hull of the minesweepers is made of reinforced fiberglass, the ships do not have minesweeping equipment, they are designed to patrol, search for and destroy mines using remotely controlled search vehicles.

The total displacement of the ships is 485 tons, the length is 53 meters, the width is 10.5 m, the draft is 2.3 m. Crew - 40 sailors, including 7 officers.

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