Class, [Type]: Type 401, [AXT].
Builder: Schlichting, Travemünde, Germany.
Launch date: 26 November 1960.
Commission date: 13 March 1995.
Displacement ( tons ): 2.330 standard, 2.930 full load.
Dimensions ( metres ): 98,8 x 11,8 x 3,95
Main machinery: Maybach diesels.
Speed ( knots ): 20.
Range ( miles ): 2.500 at 16 knots.
Complement: 98 ( but can accommodate 210 ).
Guns: 2 x Creusot-Loire 100mm/65 Model 1953, 2 x twin Bofors 40mm/70.
Mines: 2 x mine rails ( 70 x mines ).
Radar: Surface search: 1 x Thales SGR-103; Air search: 1 x Thales SGR-105; Fire control: 2 x Thales M45.
Callsign: TBCL ( )
Comment: Ex - A69 Donau ( Germany ). Transferred to Turkey in 1995. Can be employed as minelayer or escort. Has also acted as Flagship for Standing NATO Response Force Mine Countermeasures Group 2.