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Corvettes and Patrol Vessels

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Grisha Class – Project 1124 large ASW Corvettes LOA 234′ / 71.3 m TDISP 1,160 tons (1 possibly still active, 5 retired or captured, service since 1996). Two Grisha II, two Grisha I and one Grisha V were transferred from Russia to the new Ukrainian Navy in 1996, whereas Ternopil U-209, a Grisha V, was newly-built for the navy in 2002. Ternopil and 3 others were lost during the 2014 seizures at Sevastopol and the Southern Naval Base, Lake Donuzlav. Vinnytsia U-206 was seized during the 2014 annexation, returned, and was supposed to become a museum ship at Odessa, but has been reported as taken again by Russian forces after the Battle of Berdiansk, late February, 2022.

Ternopil U-209, 2013 Credit: Міністерство оборони України, CC BY 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
Grisha corvette Odessa 2018
Based on other photos, this is Vinnitsa, U-206, A Grisha II type transferred from the Soviet border guards in 1996 (named Dnepr originally commissioned 1976), which was intended to become a museum ship in Odessa.

Grisha corvette Ochakiv 2020

Tarantul II class missile corvette LOA 184′ / 56.1 m TDISP 460 tons (2 transferred from Russia, 1 may have been retired, the other seized at Sevastopol 2014, service 1996-2014)Tarantul class corvette sevastopol 2009tarantul class corvettes Sevastopol 2017

Tarantul class corvettes sevastopol 2013
The Tarantul class is the lower ship, while the upper is a slightly larger Nanuchka class.

Pauk I / Molnya Project 1241P Class LOA 189′ / 57.6 m TDISP 450 tons (1 retired, 1 seized 2014. service 1996-2014, several others were in service with the Ukrainian Border Guard)

Pauk class patrol ship Khmelnytskyi U-208, ca. 2008 [Detail] Credit: Mitte27, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
Pauk class corvette Lake Donuzlav 2010

Pauk class corvette Odessa 2018
A Pauk class corvette at Odessa, in distinctive Ukrainian Border Guard paint scheme.

Pauk class corvettes Balaklava 2009Pauk class corvette Mykolaiv 2019

Mukha / Project 11451 Sokol missile boats LOA 164′ / 50 m TDISP 475 tons (2 uncompleted and seized) hydrofoil ASW ships. Disappeared from Satellite imagery after 2014. Mukha class ASW foil Feodosia 2011

Matka Class Hydrofoil missile boats LOA 130′ / 39.6 m TDISP 265 tons (Pryluly U-153 captured late February 2022, Berdiansk, while under refit, 3 retired or transferred to other navies, service since 1996)

Pryluky Matka missile boat Ракетний_катер_«Прилуки»_ВМС_ЗС_України_провів_перші_ходові_випробування_(27379947786)
Pryluky U-153, Matka class missile boat at Odessa. Credit: Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Matka class missile boat odessa 2019

Matka class missile boat Odessa 2018-04

Island Class LOA 110′ / 33.5 m TDISP 170 tons four transferred from US Coast Guard 2018 and 2020. (3 active, 1 sunk) Sloviansk P-190 was sunk by Russian military aircraft 3 March, 2022 during Russian War in Ukraine.

Sloviansk P-190 ca.2020 Армія Інформ, CC BY 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Island class PV Odessa 2020

Gurza-M class LOA 76′ / 23.1 m TDISP 55 tons (8 active, service since 2016), two units based in the Sea of Azov recently reported taken after the Battle of Berdiansk, late February, 2022, after being seized earlier during the 2018 Kerch Strait incident. One other unit may have been captured near Mariupol in mid-April.

Gurza-M boats
Two Gurza-M boats, 2016. Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Gurza-M class PB Berdyansk Azov 2020

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