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DANISH ROYAL NAVY (DENMARK)

TORPEDO SHIPS

SØRIDDEREN torpedo boats (1911)

Flyvefisken 1914

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Søridderen 1920- 16, 1923- D1, 1929- O1 Yarrow, Glasgow, UK 1910 1911 1911 stricken 1937
Flyvefisken 1920- 15, 1923- D2, 1929- O2 Burmeister & Wain, København 1910 1911 1911 stricken 1937
Søulven 1920- 14, 1923- D3, 1929- O3 Burmeister & Wain, København 1910 1911 1911 stricken 1937

 

 

Displacement normal, t

240

Displacement full, t

295

Length, m

55.4

Breadth, m

5.49

Draught, m

1.95

No of shafts

1

Machinery

Søridderen: Curtis steam turbine, 2 Yarrow boilers

Flyvefisken, Søulven: Burmeister & Wain steam turbine, 2 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

5000

Max speed, kts

27.5

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

2 x 1 - 75/52 M.07, 1 - 450 TT (bow), 4 x 1 - 450 TT

Complement

33

Ship project history: Ordered under one technical project together with Tumleren class. Project has appeared successful: British-designed ships were more seaworthy than German-built opponents. However further building of similar ships was refused for financial reasons.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Søulven 1911

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