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TORPEDO SHIPS

ORMEN torpedo boat (1907)

Ormen 1907

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Ormen 1920- 20, 1923- B1, 1929- R1 Orlogsværftets, København 5/1906 23/2/1907 1907 stricken 1932

 

 

Displacement normal, t

97

Displacement full, t

105

Length, m

38.0

Breadth, m

4.25

Draught, m

2.60

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 2 Normand boilers

Power, h. p.

2100

Max speed, kts

26.2

Fuel, t

coal 11

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

2 x 1 - 37/40 M.1890, 1 - 450 TT (bow), 1 x 2 - 450 TT (tubes in contrary directions)

Complement

21

Ship project history: French project of Le Normand. For her time this boat already looked become outdated, however because of low-level cost she was been chosen as a prototype for Springeren class. Torpedo tubes were arranged curiously: double deck mount had tubes arranged in contrary directions.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ormen 1909

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