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PC 1615               

Builder   F. C. Mediterranee, Graville  
Owner US Navy  
Transferred To Yugoslavian Navy (JRM – Jugoslavenska Ratna Mornarica)  
Construction started    
Launch date  June 1, 1954  
Commissioned      January, 1956 as Udarnik PBR 51  
Decommissioned   1984  

 PBr 581 “Udarnik” (Patrolni brod)

She served for 2 decades in the 38th ASW squadron (38. division patrolnih brodova) based in Split, but very often dislocated to Pula.

Together with ASW duties, she served as guard patrol boat around islands of Brujuni near Pula where was located summer residency of President Tito.

Last several years in service she was used as a training vessel for the Naval Academy and Naval High School at Split.

sunk as target in 1988 after she was hit with a P-15 Termite missile (NATO Styx or SS-N-2). The missile has been launched from an Osa-I type (Project 205) missile boat of Yugoslav Navy in vicinity of the island of Dugi otok