Armed ships of Yugoslav navy
(Naoružani brodovi - NB)
Fishing ships, motor sailing ships, passengers ships, fishing boats and other vessels with permanent installed armament which entered NOVJ Navy after capitulation of Italy in September 1943. Out of 16 (or 17?) armed ships, 14 were made of wood and two of steel construction.
Designation Name of the ship Armament Note Crew Tons NB 1 ? 40mm, two 20mm, machine-guns Ex-German patrol boat HZ-8 captured 20 Dec 1943 off Brac I. Sunk 20 Mar 1944 in Telašcica bay (Dugi Otok) by German aircrafts. 80t NB 2 ? 40mm, two 20mm, machine-guns Ex-German patrol boat HZ-9 captured 20 Dec 1943 off Brac I. Sunk 18 Mar 1944 in Lastovski Kanal by 2 German MTB's. 80t NB 3 Jadran 47mm, two 20mm, machine-guns ? 80t NB 4 - No data about its existence or fate. NB 5 Ivan two 20mm, 6-8mm machine-guns Sunk 27 Dec 1943 in Hvar I. by German aircrafts. NB 6 Napredak 40mm, two 20mm, machine-guns Sunk 20 Mar 1944 in Šipnati (Kornat I.) by German aircrafts. 80t NB 7 Enare II Lost 21 Apr 1944 in a surprise attack against Mljet I. NB 8 Kornat 40mm, three 20mm, three 8mm machine-guns ? 90t NB 9 Biokovac Sunk in error 20 Feb 1944 in Viški Kanal by British destroyers 20t NB 10 Sloga 20mm, three 8mm machine-guns Captured by surprise 9 Feb 1944 near Mljet I. by 3 German assault-boats. 10 NB 11 Crvena Zvijezda 1944: 40mm, 37mm, seven 20mm, 81mm mortar and light mortar; Ex-German anti-partisan ship Anton, captured 30 Apr 1944 in Sv.Nikola (Olib I.) by PC-3 and PC-4; sunk 1 Apr 1945 near Susak I. by mine (22 dead). 28 150t 1945: two 37mm, six 20mm, four 12,7mm machine-guns. NB 12 - No data about its existence or fate. NB 13 Partizan 40mm, two 20mm, machine-guns Sunk in error 24 Oct 1944 in Olib (Olib I.) by Allied aircrafts. 80t NB 14 Pionir ? ? NB 15 ? ? ex-German assault-boat KJ-8 captured 1944 20t NB 16 - No data about its existence or fate. NB 17 - No data about its existence or fate.
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