Soviet G-5 Torpedo boat in finnish service

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Soviet G-5 Torpedo boat in finnish service

Post by mattcom » 05 Mar 2020 12:01

Hello to all :-)
I do not know if someone can help me but i am searching - for modelling purpose - pictures of the 3 G-5 Torpedo boat in finnish service.
For the moment i only find on SA-Kuva few pic of V2 Viima black 223 - ex TK-64. This boat seems to have been modified to transport mine as we can see on picture 136249 but i would like to know if he was used with torpedos ?

V1, white 222, ex T-141 i only find pic on this thread : viewtopic.php?f=59&t=184467

My goal is to make one of this two boat in modelling as accurate as possible...

Big thanks for your help

Best regards

Matt

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Re: Soviet G-5 Torpedo boat in finnish service

Post by Mangrove » 05 Mar 2020 16:25

mattcom wrote:
05 Mar 2020 12:01
I do not know if someone can help me but i am searching - for modelling purpose - pictures of the 3 G-5 Torpedo boat in finnish service.
SA-Kuva. TKA-64/Viima: 60540-60543 (Koivisto 1941), 131136-131142 (Uuras 1943), 136249 (1943).
mattcom wrote:
05 Mar 2020 12:01
This boat seems to have been modified to transport mine as we can see on picture 136249 but i would like to know if he was used with torpedos ?
According to Moottoritorpedovenelaivue's report, dated 5 January 1943, Vihuri was both equipped with torpedo tubes for 21" (533mm) T/38 torpedoes and 12.7mm machine gun for anti-aircraft activities. She could also carry four German TMB mines to be launched from the torpedo tubes.

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Re: Soviet G-5 Torpedo boat in finnish service

Post by Juha Tompuri » 05 Mar 2020 17:30

Hi!

The G-5 type didn't have actual torpedo tubes, but torpedo wells with backwards launch system.

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https://aviapress.com/viewonekit.htm?ARM-019

IIRC the V-3 boat had two 12,7mm mg's

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Post by Juha Tompuri » 05 Mar 2020 20:31

V-3?
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Image http://forums.airbase.ru/2013/11/t53986 ... r-g-5.html
Pretty good Russian G-5 site.

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Post by Juha Tompuri » 21 Mar 2020 09:10

Some more, more recent G-5 photos:
http://portnews.ru/news/292519/

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