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GORM turret ship (armoured battery) (1871)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Gorm     Orlogsværftets,, København 18.11.1867 17.5.1870 23.6.1871 stricken 6.1912


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

2313

Displacement full, t2350
Length, m

71.1 pp 71.7 oa

Breadth, m

12.2

Draught, m

4.37 max

No of shafts2
Machinery2 HRCR, 4 rectangular boilers
Power, h. p.1600
Max speed, kts

12.5

Fuel, t

coal 113

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armour, mm

iron; side: 178, turret: 203

Armament

1 x 2 - 254/14 M.1870

Complement

160



Standard scale images


<i>Gorm </i>1871
Gorm 1871


Project history

A low freeboard single-turret ship.

Ship protection

Ship was protected by 178mm iron side armour, turret had 203mm sides.

Modernizations

1875: + 2 x 1 - 84/13 M.1872

1879: + 6 x 5 - 37/17 M.1877

1889: - 2 x 1 - 84/13; + 4 x 1 - 87/21 RK L/24 C.80

1891: - 4 x 1 - 87/21; + 4 x 1 - 57/40 C.85

1903: - 1 x 2 - 254/14, 2 x 5 - 37/17; + 1 x 2 - 149/32 SK L/35 C.88

Naval service

No significant events.