Israeli Dabur (number 860) in bay of Eilat
|Builders:||Sewart Seacraft (12 boats)
|Succeeded by:||Dvora class fast patrol boat|
|Type:||fast patrol boat|
|Displacement:||35 tons (45 tons loaded)|
|Length:||19.80 m (65.0 ft)|
|Beam:||5.80 m (19.0 ft)|
|Draft:||0.8 m (2 ft 7 in)|
|Installed power:||2,400 hp (1,800 kW)|
|Propulsion:||2 × diesel General Motors type 12V71|
|Speed:||Max Speed: 29 knots
Patrol Speed: 21 knots
|Range:||at Max Speed: 540 NM
at Patrol Speed: 560 NM
|Decca 926 radar|
|Armament:||2 × Oerlikon 20 mm cannon, 2 × 12.7mm Machine Gun, Carl Gustav recoilless rifle,
2 × 324mm torpedo tubes for the Mark 46 torpedo and depth charges
Dabur boats' first battle engagements were made in the October 1973 Yom Kippur War. During the war, two Dabur boats attacked an Egyptian commando force in its own port at Marse Telemat and destroyed speed boats and rubber dinghies just as they were preparing for attacks on Israeli targets in the Sinai Peninsula.
- Argentina (4 units)
- Chile (8 units)
- Fiji (4 units)
- Nicaragua (8 to 10 units)
|Dabur class patrol boat||Succeeded by
Dvora class fast patrol boat
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- Rebublic of Fiji Military Forces
- Hoy and Ostrovsky, By Way of Deception: The Making and Unmaking of a Mossad Officer (1990), p. 304.
- Claire Hoy and Victor Ostrovsky, By Way of Deception: The Making and Unmaking of a Mossad Officer, St. Martin’s Press, New York 1990. ISBN 0-9717595-0-2
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