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CZECHOSLOVAKIAN RIVER FLOTILLA (CZECHOSLOVAKIA)

RIVER SHIPS

PRESIDENT MASARYK river monitor (1932)

President Masaryk 1932

Presydent Masaryk 1939

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
President Masaryk   Škoda, Komárno 10/1930 10/1930 8/1932 captured by Germany 18/4/1939 (GB1, later Bechelaren)

 

Displacement standard, t

214

Displacement full, t

230

Length, m

47.5 wl 50.0 oa

Breadth, m

6.00

Draught, m

1.07

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Škoda geared steam turbines, 2 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

2300

Max speed, kts

18

Fuel, t

oil 28

Armour, mm belt: 10, deck: 5, turrets: 8

Armament

2 x 2 - 66/32 Škoda vz.30, 2 x 2 - 7.9/67, 10 mines

Complement

43

Ship protection: Bullet-proof armour only.

Ship project history: River monitor, flagship of Czechoslovakian river flotilla.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: President Masaryk was captured by Germany at Czechoslovakia seizure 18/4/1939.

President Masaryk 1931

Ivan Gogin, 2009-15