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SANKT GEORG armoured cruiser (1905)

Sankt Georg 1905

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Sankt Georg   Marinearsenal Pola 11/3/1901 8/12/1903 21/7/1905 to United Kingdom 1920, BU

 

Displacement normal, t

7289

Displacement full, t

8070

Length, m

124.3 oa 123.2 wl

Breadth, m

19.0

Draught, m

6.83

No of shafts

2

Machinery

4-cyl VTE, 12 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

15000

Max speed, kts

22

Fuel, t

coal 1103

Endurance, nm(kts) 4500(10)
Armour, mm belt: 210 - 165, turrets: 210, bulkheads: 190, deck: 50 - 40, CT: 200

Armament

1 x 2 - 238/37 G. L/40 S., 5 x 1 - 190/40 G. L/42, 4 x 1 - 149/37 G. L/40 S. C.96, 2 x 1 - 66/16 G. L/18, 6 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 210-165mm. Main guns turrets had up to 210mm protection, 19cm guns were protected by up to 190mm casemates. There was 50-40mm protective deck. CT had 200mm sides.

Modernizations: 1916: + 1 x 1 - 66/47 G. L/50 BAG

Naval service: Sankt Georg was ceded as war reparation to UK, but sold to Italy and scrapped there.

Sankt Georg 1916

Ivan Gogin, 2014