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ORP Toruń
File:ORP Torun kz1.jpg
ORP Toruń at Świnoujście on 23 September 2010.
Career (Poland)
Name: Toruń
Namesake: Toruń
Builder: Northern Shipyard, Gdańsk
Laid down: 21 August 1989
Launched: 8 June 1990
Commissioned: 24 May 1991
Identification:
Status: Active
General characteristics
Class & type: Lublin class
Tonnage: 1675 tones
Length: 95.8 m (314 ft 4 in)
Beam: 10.8 m (35 ft 5 in)
Depth: 2.38 m (7 ft 10 in)
Installed power: 3x Cegielski-Sulzer 6ATL25D 1320 kW each
Speed: 16.5 knots
Capacity: 9 landing vessels up to 45 tones each
Armament:
  • 2 × ZU-23-2MR units composed of two 23 mm guns and two Strela-2M surface-to-air missile system
  • 9 × ŁWD 100/5000 launching tubes

ORP Toruń (Pendant 825) is a Lublin-class minelayer-landing ship of Polish Navy named after the city of Toruń.

Construction and career[]

The flag was raised on 24 May 1991. The ship is part of the 2nd Transport and Mine Ship Squadron in Świnoujście, belonging to the 8th Coastal Defense Flotilla. The ship is intended for transporting landing troops with equipment and vehicles, setting sea mines (takes 130 minutes at a time) and evacuating people.[1]

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