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Rapp class Fast Attack Torpedo Boat
(Motortorpedobåt MTB - Motor Torpedo Boat)

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P 351 Rapp | P 352 Rask | P 353 Kvikk | P 354 Kjapp | P 355 Snar | P 356 Snogg
A/S Westermoen Båtbyggeri og Mek Verksted, Mandal, Norway
27 meters (87 feet)
Beam: 7 meters (23 ft)
Draught: 1,5 meters (5 ft)
Displacement: 73 tons (full load)
Speed: 32 knots (59 km/h)
Range: -
Complement: 18

4 x Packard petrol engines (4 x 1200 hp = 3579 KW)
shafts / 2 propellers
1 x Bofors 40mm gun
1 x
20mm gun
4 x 533mm (21") torpedo tubes

The Rapp-class torpedo boats were a class of six torpedo boats built in Norway for the Royal Norwegian Navy from 1952 to 1956. They were the first Norwegian-built torpedo boats after World War II, and were designed in light of experience from operations in this war.

All six boats were built by Westermoen Båtbyggeri og Mek Verksted, Mandal, with the first, Rapp launched on 7 May 1952 and completed on 18 November 1952. The five remaining boats were completed between 1953 and 1956. All six boats were stricken in 1970.

The class was designed, constructed and scale tested by Harald Henriksen in 1946. The same design was used for 16 patrol boats delivered to the Swedish navy. Henriksen later designed the Storm class, the Snøgg class and the Hauk class.

source: wikipedia

NOTE: In Norwegian, Royal Norwegian Navy vessels are given the prefix "KNM", short for Kongelige Norske Marine (Royal Norwegian Ship)
           - or in English 'HNoMS' for His Norwegian Majesty's Ship
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