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DORIS torpedo boats (1912 - 1914 / 1916)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Aigli (ex-Αιγλη [Aigli])   337 Vulcan, Stettin, Germany 1912 1912 1912 // 12.1916 to Greece late 1918 (Αιγλη [Aigli])
Thetis (ex-Θέτις [Thetis])   338 Vulcan, Stettin, Germany 1912 1912 1913 // 12.1916 to Greece late 1918 (Θέτις [Thetis])
Dafni (ex-Δάφνη [Dafni])   339 Vulcan, Stettin, Germany 1912 1912 1913 // 12.1916 to Greece late 1918 (Δάφνη [Dafni])
Alkyoni (ex-Αλκυονη [Alkyoni])   340 Vulcan, Stettin, Germany 1912 1912 1914 // 12.1916 to Greece late 1918 (Αλκυονη [Alkyoni])
Doris (ex-Δωρισ [Doris])   341 Vulcan, Stettin, Germany 1912 1912 1913 // 12.1916 to Greece late 1918 (Δωρισ [Doris])
Arethousa (ex-Αρεθουσα [Arethousa])   342 Vulcan, Stettin, Germany 1912 1912 1913 // 12.1916 to Greece late 1918 (Αρεθουσα [Arethousa])


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

120

Displacement full, t

125

Length, m

45.0

Breadth, m

5.00

Draught, m

1.20

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE, 2 Marine boilers

Power, h. p.

2400

Max speed, kts

24

Fuel, t

coal 25

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

2 x 1 - 57/59 6pdr Hotchkiss, 3 x 1 - 450 TT

Complement

20



Standard scale images


<i>Aigli </i>1937
Aigli 1937


Project history

Small torpedo boats. To WWII beginning they completely became outdated and reached no more than 17-19kts. They also were used as training and patrol ships. In 1916 all six of class were captured by French troops and till the end of First World War served under French flag.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.

Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.