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ROLF KRAKE turret ship (1863)


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Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Rolf Krake   110 Napier, Glasgow, UK 1862 6.5.1863 1.7.1863 stricken 6.1907


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

1320

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

56.0 pp 57.0 oa

Breadth, m

11.6

Draught, m

3.20 max

No of shafts1
Machinery1 HRCR, 4 rectangular boilers
Power, h. p.750
Max speed, kts

9.5

Fuel, t

coal 135

Endurance, nm(kts)1150(8)
Armour, mm

iron; side: 114, turret: 114

Armament

2 x 2 - 200/14 60pdr 88cwt SB, 8 x 1 - 84/15 4pdr SB

Complement

150



Standard scale images


<i>Rolf Krake</i> 1863
Rolf Krake 1863


Project history

A twin-turret ship with lowering bulwarks and schooner-rigged on three masts. The first ship with Coles turrets.

Ship protection

Ship was protected by 114mm iron side armour, turrets had 114mm sides.

Modernizations

1867: - 1 x 2 - 200/14; + 1 x 1 - 203/13 8.65-ton Armstrong MLR

1875: - 8 x 1 - 84/15; + 2 x 1 - 84/13 MLR Finspong M.1872

1878: - 1 x 2 - 200/14; + 1 x 1 - 203/13 8.65-ton Armstrong MLR

1886: - 2 x 1 - 84/13; + 2 x 1 - 87/21 RK L/24.1 C.80, 4 x 5 - 37/17 L/20 C.87

Naval service

No significant events.

Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.