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SKJOLD coastal battleship (armoured battery) (1897)


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Skjold

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Skjold     Orlogsværftet, København 1.1894 8.5.1896 25.5.1897 stricken 5.1929


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

2160

Displacement full, t

2195

Length, m

69.2 pp 69.4 oa

Breadth, m

11.6

Draught, m

4.16 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 4 Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

2400

Max speed, kts

14

Fuel, t

coal 109 max

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armour, mm

Harvey steel; belt: 229-178, turret: 250, deck: 50

Armament

1 x 1 - 240/37 M.1893, 3 x 1 - 120/38 SK L/40 C/92, 4 x 1 - 47/40 M.1885

Complement

138



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<i>Skjold</i>
Skjold


Project history

Low freeboard ship with low seaworthiness and all guns in single turrets. Rated as armoured battery.

Ship protection

Belt protected all ship length.

Modernizations

1906: + 2 x 1 - 8.80

1911: - 4 x 1 - 47/40; + 4 x 1 - 57/40 M.1885

Naval service

No significant events.