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RSS Sea Dragon (P78)

Sea Dragon at Changi Naval Base, Singapore, 27 May 2007. Uploaded to Wikipedia by user Huaiwei.

Nation
Ship Class
Ship Type
Commissioned
1975
Decommissioned
2008
AD/BC
AD
History

RSS Sea Dragon (P78) was one of six Sea Wolf-class missile gunboats built for the Singapore Navy. Commissioned in 1975, Sea Dragon was armed with a Bofors 57mm/L70 Mk.1 and 40mm/L70, and CIS 50 machine guns. During refits, the 40mm/L70 was replaced with a launcher for the Mistral surface-to-air missile, and she was upgraded to carry the RGM-84 Harpoon and Gabriel Mk. II anti-shipping missiles. She was decommissioned 13 May, 2008, along with the rest of the class.

Bonus Information

Fun Fact: The Sea Wolves were the first missile-armed ships in a Southeast Asian navy.