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Project 50 Riga class

The Rigas were an improved and smaller development of the previous Kola class. An estimated 65 Rigas were built between 1955 and 1959, and the last was scrapped in the early 1990s.

Specifications

Designer:
Builder: Komsomol'sk, Russia
Nikolayev (north), Ukraine
Yantar/Kaliningrad, Russia
Displacement (tons): 1,260 tons standard
1,480 tons full load
Speed (kts): 30 knots
Dimensions (m): 91.0 meters long
10.2 meters beam
3.2 meters draft
Propulsion: steam turbines; 20,000 shaft hp; 2 shafts
Crew: 170
Armament:
Missiles: none
Guns:
  • 3 100-mm/56-cal DP (3 single)
  • 4 37-mm/63-cal AA (2 twin)
  • 4 25-mm/60-cal AA (2 twin)
  • Torpedoes: 2 or 3 21-in (533-mm) (1 twin or triple)
    Other: 2 RBU-2500 rocket launchers

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