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GORM turret ship (armoured battery) (1871)

Gorm 1871

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Gorm   Orlogsværftets, , København 18/11/1867 17/5/1870 23/6/1871 stricken 6/1912

 

 

Displacement normal, t

2313

Displacement full, t

2350

Length, m

71.1 pp 71.7 oa

Breadth, m

12.2

Draught, m

4.37 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

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

Ship 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.

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