Ship’ s Characteristics
Length overall: 56,5m
Width overall: 10m
Maximum draught: 3,8m
Displacement: 595 ton
Maximum speed: 23 knots
Range: 2470 n.m.
Main engines: Two Wartsila Diesel 16 V 25 2 X 5000 HP
Power generators: 3 MAN D 2866, power 3 x 200 KW
RHIB: 1 BARRACUDA 4,2 m with 25 HP MERCURY and one MOSTRO 6,2m, with 90 HP YAMAHA
Νaval gun OTO MELARA 76/62
Νaval gun BOFFORS OTO BREDA 40L70
Two Νaval gun RHEIMENTAL 20mm
Mines MK 6, MK18,MK 55
Radar Air-Surface ΤRITON
Radar Navigation DECCA BRIDGEMASTER 250E
Radar Navigation SIMRAD BROADBANN
Radar ORION 10 XP
Combat data systems: NA -21 mod 0
ESM DR-2000 S mod 0
IFF MK 12 Mod 4
Countermeasures Decoys: 4 launchers CHAFFS / WEGMAN
Petty officers: 41
Men of special forces: 15
HS KASOS (ex. PIRPOLITIS) is the first ship of Pirpolitis - Polemistis class whose design and shipbuilding is totally Greek. Launched on 16 September 1992
She was activated in the Greek shipyards of Skaramagka on 04 th May 1993 and raising the Greek flag with her first Command Officer Commander G . Karavitis H.N.
She has participated to numerous national operations and NATO exercises and was the first Greek ship arrived on the island imia at the crisis between Greece and Turkey in January 1996 . Has also participated in ceremonial events , safety Olympics Games 2004 , operation search and rescue and other social service missions (such as Preventive Medical Program).
On 11 November 2005 was decide change name to HS KASOS to honor the fighters of island Kasos .Her first Command Officer was Commander K. Kiriakidis HN.
RANK NAME FROM UNTIL LIEUTENANT COMMANDER K. KYRIAKIDIS 11/11/2005 27/07/2006 LIEUTENANT COMMANDER G. STAVRITIS 28/07/2006 11/11/2007 LIEUTENANT G. KAVALLARIS 12/11/2007 23/03/2008 LIEUTENANT COMMANDER G. KAVALLARIS 24/03/2008 05/08/2009 LIEUTENANT COMMANDER K. SYROPOULOS 06/08/2009 10/08/2010 LIEUTENANT COMMANDER CH. TSOUKALAS 11/08/2010 25/08/2011 LIEUTENANT COMMANDER I. MICHOS 26/08/2011 24/08/2012 LIEUTENANT COMMANDER E. NERAKIS 25/08/2012 15/05/2014 LIEUTENANT COMMANDER K. NASSOPOULOS 16/05/2014 23/07/2015 LIEUTENANT COMMANDER TH. TSIROS 24/07/2015 28/06/2016 LIEUTENANT COMMANDER E. BOURANTAS 29/06/2016 02/07/2017 LIEUTENANT COMMANDER P. KOTSARINIS 03/07/2017 05/08/2018 LIEUTENANT COMMANDER N. GALOUZIS 06/08/2018 01/08/2019 LIEUTENANT COMMANDER A. SOULAS 02/08/2019 23/08/2020 LIEUTENANT COMMANDER TH. KONTOGIANNIS 24/08/2020 -