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K-U-K MARINE - AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN NAVY (AUSTRIA-HUNGARY)

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KAISER KARL IV armoured cruiser (1900)

Kaiser Karl VI 1900

Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Kaiser Karl VI 297 STT, San Rocco 1/6/1896 4/10/1898 23/5/1900 to United Kingdom 1920, BU

 

Displacement normal, t

6166

Displacement full, t

6864

Length, m

119.0 oa 117.9 wl

Breadth, m

17.3

Draught, m

6.75

No of shafts

2

Machinery

4-cyl VTE, 18 Belleville boilers

Power, h. p.

12000

Max speed, kts

20.8

Fuel, t

coal 820

Endurance, nm(kts) 3500(10)
Armour, mm Harvey; belt: 220 - 170, turrets: 200, casemates: 80, deck: 60 - 40, CT: 200 - 100

Armament

2 x 1 - 238/37 G. L/40 K.94, 8 x 1 - 149/37 G. L/40 K.96, 2 x 1 - 66/16 G. L/18, 16 x 1 - 47/40 SFK L/44 S, 2 x 1 - 47/30 SFK L/33 H, 2 x 1 - 8/80, 2 - 450 TT (beam)

Complement

535

Ship project history: Improved version of previous ship.

Ship protection: The belt was 220-170mm. Main guns turrets had up to 200mm protection, 15cm guns were protected by 80mm casemates. There was 60-40mm protective deck. CT had 200-100mm sides.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Kaiser Karl VI was ceded as war reparation to UK, but sold to Italy and scrapped there.

Kaiser Karl VI 1909

Ivan Gogin, 2014