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KÖRÖS river monitors (1892)


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Szamos 1900 Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Körös   400 Schoenichen, Újpest 3/1891 2/1892 4/1892 to Yugoslavia 1/1919 (Морава [Morava])
Szamos   440 Schoenichen, Újpest 12/1891 25/8/1892 10/1892 dredger 1/1921


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

448

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

54.0

Breadth, m

9.00

Draught, m

1.20

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 2 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

1200

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armour, mm

Körös: side: 50, deck: 19, CT: 75

Szamos: side: 50, deck: 19, CT: 50

Armament

2 x 1 - 120/31 G. L/35 C.87, 2 x 1 - 66/37 SFK L/42 (Skoda), 2 x 1 - 8/80

Complement

72



Standard scale images


<i>Körös </i>1917
Körös 1917
<i>Szamos </i>1900
Szamos 1900


Graphics


<i>Szamos </i>1900 <i>Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.</i>
Szamos 1900 Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.


Ship project history


The ancestors of the whole family of the Danube monitors. Very successful ships for their time.

Ship protection


Hull was protected by 50mm sides and 19mm deck, CT had 50mm(Szamos)-75mm(Körös) sides.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.

Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.