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HEKLA protected cruiser (1891)


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Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Hekla   70 Orlogsværftet, København 9.5.1889 28.11.1890 1891 depot ship 1.1914


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

1300

Displacement full, t1322
Length, m

70.6 pp 72.3 oa

Breadth, m

10.4

Draught, m

3.45

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 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



Standard scale images


<i>Hekla </i>1890
Hekla 1890


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.

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