Ukraine – Mine Warfare Ships

Mine Warfare Ships

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Natya class minesweepers LOA 200′ / 61 m TDISP 820 tons (2 transferred from Russia 1996, originally built 1970s) both seized at Southern Naval Base 2014 and not returned.

Chernihiv U-310 ca. 2008. Credit: Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, CC BY-SA 2.0 <;, via Wikimedia Commons

Natya MS Lake Donuzlav 2010

Sonya Class / Project 1265 Yakhont LOA 160′ / 48.8 m TDISP 450 tons. Wooden-hulled minesweepers (2 retired, service 1996-2013, transferred from Russia, where they served from the 1970s)

Melitopol U-330, ca 2011 Credit: salech hcelas, CC BY 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Sonya class minesweeper Lake Donuzlav 2010

Velikaya Alexandrovka U-951 (1995 – unknown) T-43  – Project 254 class Soviet minesweeper LOA 188′ / 57.3 m TDISP 570 tons. Originally T-814 (Russian service 1954-ca. 1995), transferred to Ukraine as U-951. Converted to training ship.  Long laid up for likely scrapping at Lake Donuzlav on the grounds of the former Southern Naval Base.

Velikaya Alexandrovka U-951 laid up at Lake Donuzlav, ca. 2017. The bow of the Russian cruiser Ochakov is to the right. [detail of] Credit: Mitte27, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
U-951 T-43 class MS Lake Donuzlav Ukraine

Genichesk U-360 Yevgenya class minesweeper LOA 86′ / 26.2 m TDISP 94 tons. Transferred from Russia 1996. Genichesk was reported as captured after the Battle of Berdiansk, Feb. 2022.

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Genichesk M-360 2018. Credit: Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Yevgenya class MS Ochakiv 2020

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