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IVER HVITFELDT coastal battleship (1887)


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Iver Hvitfeldt

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Iver Hvitfeldt     Orlogsværftets, København 9.4.1884 14.4.1886 1.6.1887 stricken 2.1919


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

3392

Displacement full, t3478
Length, m

74.5 pp

Breadth, m

15.1

Draught, m

5.59 max

No of shafts2
Machinery2 VC, 8 cylindrical boilers
Power, h. p.5100
Max speed, kts

15.2

Fuel, t

coal 290

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armour, mm

compound; belt: 295 - 175, deck: 53, barbettes: 215, CT: 115

Armament

2 x 1 - 263/32 RK L/35 C/86, 4 x 1 - 120/27 RK L/30 C/84m, 2 x 1 - 57/40 M.1885, 8 x 5 - 37/17 M.1875, 2 - 381 TT (1 bow, 1 stern), 2 - 356 TT (2 beam)

Complement

277



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<i>Iver Hvitfeldt </i>1887
Iver Hvitfeldt 1887


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<i>Iver Hvitfeldt</i>
Iver Hvitfeldt


Project history

A coast defence battleship with an amidships belt and the 26cm guns in fore and aft single barbettes.

Ship protection

The belt was 295mm between barbettes (175mm abreast barbettes), the deck was 53mm, it has turtleback forms at ship ends.

Modernizations

1906: - 4 x 1 - 120/27, 2 - 356 TT; + 8 x 1 - 57/40 M.1885

Naval service

No significant events.