|NL-123||SARUCABEY||30 July 1981||31 May 1985|
|NL-124||KARAMÜRSELBEY||26 July 1984||1 August 1986|
Displacement: 2600 tons full load
Dimensions: 92 x 14 x 2.3 meters
Speed, Range: 14 knots,
Crew: 107 (9 officers)
Guns: 3 x 40mm/70; 2 x 20mm (twin)
Mines: 120 – 135 depending on the type
Helicopters: Platform for one large
Radars: Decca 1226, navigation
They can carry 600 troops, 11 tanks and 2 LCVP’s. Both were built in now closed Taşkızak Naval Shipyard, İstanbul. The Sarucabey class is an enlarged version of now deleted Çakabey class.
Like all large Turkish amphibious ships they have mine laying capability as a secondary role.