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DANISH ROYAL NAVY (DENMARK)

CRUISERS

VALKYRIEN protected cruiser (1890)

Valkyrien 1900

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Valkyrien   Orlogsværftet, København 27/10/1886 8/9/1888 1890 stricken 10/1923

 

 

Displacement normal, t

2972

Displacement full, t

3020

Length, m

81.3 pp 85.8 oa

Breadth, m

13.2

Draught, m

5.54 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 6 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

5200

Max speed, kts

17

Fuel, t

coal 488

Endurance, nm(kts) 3900(10)

Armour, mm

steel; deck: 65

Armament

2 x 1 - 209/32 RK L/35 C/86, 6 x 1 - 149/32 L/35 C/88, 4 x 1 - 57/40 M.1885, 8 x 5 - 37/17 M.1885, 5 - 381 TT (2 bow, 2 beam, 1 stern)

Complement

282

Ship project history: Unique real cruiser of Danish Navy. To the First World War she has become outdated.

Ship protection: Guns were protected by shields. There was armoured main 65mm deck.

Modernizations: 1915: - 2 x 1 - 209/32, 6 x 1 - 149/32, 2 x 1 - 57/40, 6 x 5 - 37/17, 2 - 381 TT (beam); + 2 x 1 - 149/49 L/50 M.06, 6 x 1 - 75/52 L/55 KM.12

Naval service: Valkiryen was used as training ship in last service years.

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