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Corvettes : Pattimura Class

Posted By Riko | Wednesday, August 05, 2009 | | 3 Comments »

INDONESIAN NAVY CORVETTE

KRI PATTIMURA 371
DESCRIPTION :
The Pattimura Class corvettes best known to the public as Parchim Class (type 133.1) ASW / Patrol ships. Built during the cold war by the VEB Peenwerft shipyard in 1984-1985, it came into active duty with the Indonesian Navy starting from 1993 to 1996 as part of the 39 ex-DDR ship bought by Indonesia. The Indonesian navy received 16 of this type. Designed to be an Anti Submarine warship, used mainly as a patrol force. On 30th May 2009, KRI Untung Surapati 872 chased out Royal Malaysian Navy KD Baung 3509 who entered Indonesian Ambalat Waters illegally.

TECHNICAL DATA :
Displacement : approx. 900 tons full load
Dimensions : 75.2 x 9.78 x 2.65 meters / 246.7 x 32.1 x 8.7 feet
Propulsion : 3 diesels, 3 shafts, 14,250 bhp, 24 knots
Crew : approx. 59 + 20 transients
Radar : MR-302/Strut Curve air/surf. search
Sonar : MG-322T hull mounted MF, HF dipping
Fire Control : MR-123 Vympel/Muff Cob
EW : Watch Dog intercept, PK-16 decoy RL
Armament : 1 dual 57mm/70cal DP, 1 dual 30 mm, 2 SA-N-5 SAM positions, 4 15.7 inch torpedo tubes, 2 RBU-6000 ASW RL, 2 Depth Charge racks
Builders: VEB Peenwerft, Wolgast, East Germany.

INDONESIAN NAVY CORVETTE

KRI SUTEDI SENOPUTRA 378
DE. NAME
371 Kapitan Patimura ex-231 
372 Untung Suropati ex-233
373 Nuku ex-224
374 Lambung Mangkurat ex-214 
375 Tjut Nya Dhien ex-221
376 Sultan Thaha Syaifuddin ex-222
377 Sutanto ex-241 
378 Sutedi Senoputra ex-242 
379 Wiratno ex-243
380 Memet Sastrawiria ex-244 ( Sunken after heavy fire)
381 Tjiptadi ex-213 
382 Hasan Basri ex-223
383 Iman Bonjol ex-234  
384 Pati Unus ex-232 
385 Teuku Umar ex-212
386 Silas Papare ex-211

Update : KRI Memet Sastrawiria 380 caught on fire during a routine patrol mission on the 18th of august 2008. She was heavily damaged, she was sent to the bottom of the sea by the navy at the location of the accident as a final respect for her services with the Indonesian Navy. 

3 Comments

  1. Ketut Suryadinata // 5 December 2009 at 20:35  

    good blog! keep posting bro!

  2. Olaf Köpke // 3 June 2012 at 19:05  

    Hello, I am a sailor was served on board from the 224 ( now "NUKU") in the Volksmarine from 1983 to 1986. I have a question is this ship today under Service or is it out of service today?

  3. Riko // 2 July 2012 at 17:33  

    hi Olaf, KRI NUKU 873 is still in active duty, serving with the eastern fleet, on mei 2011, she escorted the minister of internal affair on his visit to the island of sulawesi.

    http://info.tnial.mil.id/lantamal8/Berita/tabid/224/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/141/Default.aspx