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TEMES river monitors (1904)

Bodrog 1904

Temes 1917

Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Temes 902 Schoenichen, Újpest 1/1903 26/3/1904 11/1904 to Yugoslavia 12/1918 (Drina)
Bodrog 903 Schoenichen, Újpest 2/1903 12/4/1904 8/1904 to Yugoslavia 4/1920 (Sava)

 

Displacement normal, t

442

Displacement full, t

486

Length, m

57.7 oa 55.6 pp

Breadth, m

9.50

Draught, m

1.20

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 2 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

1400

Max speed, kts

13

Fuel, t

 
Endurance, nm(kts) 500(9.5)

Armour, mm

side: 40, deck: 25, CT: 75

Armament

2 x 1 - 120/33 G. L/35 K.04, 1 x 1 - 120/8 Haub. L/10, 2 x 1 - 37/42 C.1900V, 3 x 1 - 8/80

Complement

Bodrog: 86

Temes: 89

Ship project history: Development of the Körös class.

Ship protection: Machinery had 40mm vertical and 25mm horizontal protection.

Modernizations: 1900s: - 2 x 1 - 37/42; + 1 x 1 - 66/16 G. L/18

7/1917, Temes was recommissioned 7/1917 with data as follows:

Displacement normal, t

470

Displacement full, t

520

Length, m

60.3

Breadth, m

9.50

Draught, m

1.20

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 2 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

1400

Max speed, kts

13

Fuel, t

 
Endurance, nm(kts) 500(9.5)

Armour, mm

side: 40, deck: 25, CT: 40

Armament

2 x 1 - 120/33 G. L/35 K.04, 2 x 1 - 90/42 G. L/45 K.12 TAG/BAG, 2 x 1 - 47/40 L/44 (Skoda), 2 x 1 - 8/80

Complement

89

Naval service: Temes was mined and sunk E of Sabac on the Sava River 23/10/1914. She was raised in June 1916 and repaired at Budapest, being recommissioned in July 1917. Bodrog 31/10/1918 ran ashore at Visnitsa, was interned and entered Yugoslavian Danube flotilla, Temes was interned some later. 15/4/1920 by results of division of Austro-Hungarian fleet she was officially transferred to Yugoslavia and renamed Sava. Drina (ex-Temes) was transferred to Romania.

Temes 1914

Ivan Gogin, 2014