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TORDENSKJOLD torpedo ram (armoured ship) (1882)


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Tordenskjold

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Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Tordenskjold     Orlogsværftets, København 5.6.1879 30.9.1880 29.9.1882 stricken 5.1908


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

2462

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

67.8

Breadth, m

13.2

Draught, m

4.80 max

No of shafts2
Machinery2 VC, 8 cylindrical boilers
Power, h. p.2600
Max speed, kts

12.7

Fuel, t

coal 170

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armour, mm

compound; barbette: 203, deck: 38 with 97mm slopes

Armament

1 x 1 - 355/22 RK L/25 C/80, 4 x 1 - 120/22 RK L/25 C/79, 1 x 1 - 84/13 M.1872, 4 x 5 - 37/17 M.1875, 1 - 381 TT (bow), 3 - 356 TT (2 beam, 1 aft)

Complement

206



Standard scale images


<i>Tordenskjold </i>1882
Tordenskjold 1882


Graphics


<i>Tordenskjold </i>1907
Tordenskjold 1907
<i>Tordenskjold</i>
Tordenskjold


Project history

A ship of unusual type with the 355mm barbette forward and the 120mm guns in shields aft.

Ship protection

Sides were unprotected, hull was protected by 38mm deck with 97mm slopes. 355mm gun was protected by 203mm barbette.

Modernizations

1883: - 1 x 1 - 84/13; + 4 x 5 - 37/17 M.1875

Naval service

No significant events.