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Vessel Type: Ocean Tug.
Name & Pennant Number with commission dates:
INS Matanga A53; Laid Down - mid-70s, Launched - 29 October 1977, Commissioned - 02 April 1983.
Displacement: 1334 tons.
Dimensions: Length - 67.8 metres.
.................Beam - 12.3 metres.
.................Draft - 4 metres.
Maximum Speed: 15 knots.
Maximum Range: 4000 nautical miles.
Complement: 75 including 6 officers.
Weapons: Not Known.
Comments: INS Matanga, built and commissioned at Garden Reach Shipyard in Calcutta, can assist in diving operations and carries a RCC (Recompression Chamber), carry out salvage operations, conduct firefighting and render a limited amount of submarine rescue services.