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

TORPEDO SHIPS

BUSSARD torpedo boats (1886-1891)

Elster 1890

Names

Kibitz, 1910- 19

Kukuk, 1910- 20 (yard no 393)

Staar, 1910- 21 (yard no 392)

Krähe, 1910- 22 (yard no 391)

Rabe, 1910- 23 (yard no 390)

Elster, 1910- 24 (yard no 389)

Gaukler, 1910- 25 (yard no 249)

Flamingo, 1910- 26 (yard no 250)

Sekretär, 1910- 27 (yard no 253)

Weihe, 1910- 28 (yard no 252)

Marabu, 1910- 29 (yard no 251)

Harpie, 1910- 30 (yard no 248)

Bussard, 1910- 33

Condor, 1910- 34

Geier, 1910- 35

Uhu, 1910- 36

Würger, 1910- 37

Kranich, 1910- 38

Reiher, 1910- 39

Ibis, 1910- 40

Builders

Marinearsenal Pola: Kibitz, Elster, Bussard, Condor, Geier, Uhu, Würger, Kranich, Reiher, Ibis

Schichau, Elbing, Germany: Kukuk, Staar, Krähe, Rabe

STT, San Rocco: Gaukler, Flamingo, Sekretär, Weihe, Marabu, Harpie

Completed

1886: Bussard, Condor, Geier, Uhu

1887: Würger, Kranich, Reiher, Ibis

1888: Rabe, Elster

1889: Kukuk, Staar, Krähe, Flamingo, Sekretär, Weihe, Marabu

1890: Gaukler, Harpie

1891: Kibitz

Losses

26 (23/8/1914)

Transfers

Yugoslavia, 1920: 19 (D4), 21 (D1), 36 (D2), 38 (D3)

Italy, 1920: 20, 22 - 25, 27, 29, 30, 33 - 35, 37, 39, 40

Discarding

1911: 28

 

Displacement normal, t

78

Displacement full, t

88

Length, m

39.9 wl

Breadth, m

4.80

Draught, m

1.90

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 1 locomotive boiler

Power, h. p.

1000

Max speed, kts

19

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)

1200(10)

Armament

2 x 1 - 37/20 SFK L/23 H, 1 - 356 TT (bow), 1 x 1 - 356 TT

Complement

16

Ship project history: Standard Schichau boats.

Modernizations: 1900-1910, all: were reboilered with 2 oil-burning Yarrow boilers with two funnels.

1914, 23, 27, 29, 30, 33-38, 40; 1916, 20-22, 24, 25; 1918, 19: + sweeps

1914, 19-22, 24-26, 39: - 1 x 1 - 356 TT

Naval service: In 1920 Nos 22, 24, 25 and 29 became Italian customs patrol boats.

Rabe after reboilering

Marabu

Ivan Gogin, 2014