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

TORPEDO SHIPS

ZARA torpedo ships (1880-1881)

Zara 1881

Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Zara   Marinearsenal Pola 8/1878 13/11/1879 6/1881 TS 1906, to Italy 1920
Spalato 139 STT, San Rocco 9/1878 30/8/1879 7/1880 TS 1910, to Italy 1920

 

Displacement normal, t

838

Displacement full, t

852

Length, m

62.7 pp 67.2 oa

Breadth, m

8.20

Draught, m

3.70

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VC, 5 locomotive boilers

Power, h. p.

2600

Max speed, kts

14.3

Fuel, t

coal 150

Endurance, nm(kts)

1160(8.5)

Armament

4 x 1 - 87/22 G. L/24 M.75, 1 x 1 - 66/16 G. L/18, 2 x 5 - 25/41 Nordenfelt, 2 - 350 TT (bow), 1 x 1 - 350 TT

Complement

148

Ship project history: Officially classified as "torpedo ship".

Modernizations: 1887, both: - 1 x 1 - 350 TT; + 4 x 1 - 47/30 SFK L/33 H, 1 x 5 - 47/22 SFK L/25 H, 2 x 1 - 350 TT

1906, both: - 1 x 1 - 350 TT

1917: both were armed with 2 x 1 - 66/42 SFK L/45, 4 x 1 - 47/40 SFK L/44 S, 2 - 350 TT (bow), 1 x 1 - 350 TT

Naval service: Zara early in the century became a torpedo training vessel and in 1906 cadet instruction vessel. Spalato served from 1910 as a gunnery TS.

Zara 1898

Ivan Gogin, 2014