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KLAS HORN small sloops (1892/1918)

Posadnik 1901

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Klas Horn (ex-Посадник <Posadnik>)   Schichau, Elbing, Germany 8/1891 14/4/1892 6/1892 // 4/1918 stricken 1937
Matti Kurki (ex-Воевода <Voevoda>)   Schichau, Elbing, Germany 7/1891 9/12/1891 6/1892 // 4/1918 stricken 1937

 

Displacement normal, t

400

Displacement full, t

432

Length, m

60.2

Breadth, m

7.42

Draught, m

3.25 - 3.50

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 2 locomotive boilers

Power, h. p.

3500

Max speed, kts

21 - 22.5

Fuel, t

coal 90

Endurance, nm(kts) 1640(15)

Armament

Klas Horn: 2 x 1 - 102/60 (ru), 2 x 1 - 7.6/94

Matti Kurki: 2 x 1 - 75/48 Canet, 2 x 1 - 7.6/94

Complement

65

Ship project history: ex-Russian "torpedo cruisers", converted to dispatch vessels in WWI, abandoned by Russians and sized by Finnish troops in April 1918.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Klas Horn

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