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LOUHI minelayer (1916/1918)


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M1

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
M1 (ex-Воин [Voin]), 1936- Louhi     Kolomna S Yd, Russia ? 1916 1916 // 4/1918 sunk 12/1/1945


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

640

Displacement full, t776
Length, m

50.0

Breadth, m

8.00

Draught, m

2.70

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE, 3 boilers

Power, h. p.

800

Max speed, kts

12

Fuel, t

coal 50

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

2 x 1 - 75/48 Canet, 150 mines

Complement

46



Standard scale images


<i>Louhi</i> 1940
Louhi 1940


Graphics


<i>M1</i>
M1


Ship project history


Former Russian minelayer Voin. At escape of Baltic fleet from Finland she was abandoned at Helsingfors where in 1918 was captured by Finns.

Modernizations


late 1930s: + 2 x 1 - 40/39 QF Mk II, 1 x 1 - 20/60 Madsen.

Naval service


Louhi was lost 12/1/1945 off Hanko on a mine (possibly, German).