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GEJSER protected cruisers (1893-1895)


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

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Gejser     Burmeister og Wain, København   5.7.1892 8.5.1893 stricken 3.1928
Hejmdal   78 Orlogsværftet, København   30.8.1894 16.4.1895 stricken 10.1930


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

Gejser: 1262

Hejmdal: 1320

Displacement full, t

Gejser: 1282

Hejmdal: 1342

Length, m

70.6 pp 72.3 oa

Breadth, m

10.4

Draught, m

Gejser: 3.45

Hejmdal: 3.61

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 8 Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

3000

Max speed, kts

17

Fuel, t

coal 117 max

Endurance, nm(kts)1700(10)
Armour, mm

Gejser: steel; deck: 50 - 30

Hejmdal: steel; deck: 45 - 25

Armament

2 x 1 - 120/38 L/40 C/92, 4 x 1 - 87/37 SK L/40, 2 x 1 - 37/20 M.1885, 4 x 5 - 37/17 M.1875, 1 - 450 TT (bow), 3 - 381 TT (2 beam, 1 stern)

Complement

156



Standard scale images


Gejser 1914
Gejser 1914


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<i> Gejser</i> <i>Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.</i>
Gejser Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.


Project history

Seaworthy gunboats, officially rated as cruisers. They differed a little from each other: Hejmdal had 1342t displacement and has one funnel.

Ship protection

Guns were protected by shields. There was armoured main deck.

Modernizations

1910s, both: - 2 x 1 - 37/20, 4 x 5 - 37/17; + 2 x 1 - 57/40 M.1885, 2 x 1 - 57/40 M.1885 AA

Naval service

No significant events.



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