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HEKLA protected cruiser (1891)

Hekla 1890

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Hekla   Orlogsværftet, København 9/5/1889 28/11/1890 1891 depot ship 1/1914

 

 

Displacement normal, t

1300

Displacement full, t

1322

Length, m

70.6 pp 72.3 oa

Breadth, m

10.4

Draught, m

3.45

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 8 Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

3000

Max speed, kts

17

Fuel, t

coal 113 max

Endurance, nm(kts) 1700(10)

Armour, mm

steel; deck: 43 - 25

Armament

2 x 1 - 149/32 RK L/35 C/88, 4 x 1 - 57/40 M.1885, 6 x 5 - 37/17 M.1875, 4 - 381 TT (1 bow, 2 beam, 1 stern)

Complement

156

Ship project history: Small cruiser.

Ship protection: Guns were protected by shields. There was armoured main deck.

Modernizations: 1912: - 4 x 1 - 57/40; + 4 x 1 - 47/40 M.1885

Naval service: No significant events.

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