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OTHER FIGHTING SHIPS

KÖRÖS river monitors (1892)

Szamos 1900

Körös 1917

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

 

Displacement normal, t

448

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

54.0

Breadth, m

9.00

Draught, m

1.20

No of shafts

2

Machinery

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

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.

Szamos 1900

Ivan Gogin, 2014