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THYELLA coastal destroyers (1906 - 1907 / 1916)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Thyella (ex-Θύελλα [Thyella])   1199 Yarrow, Glasgow, UK 1905 1907 1907 // 12.1916 to Greece late 1918 (Θύελλα [Thyella])
Nafkratoussa (ex-Ναυκρατούσα [Nafkratoussa])   1208 Yarrow, Glasgow, UK 1905 1906 1906 // 12.1916 to Greece late 1918 (Ναυκρατούσα [Nafkratoussa])
Lonchi (ex-Λόγχη [Lonchi])   1230 Yarrow, Glasgow, UK 1905 7.7.1907 1907 // 12.1916 to Greece late 1918 (Λόγχη [Lonchi])
Sfendoni (ex-Σφενδόνη [Sfendoni])   1231 Yarrow, Glasgow, UK 1905 1907 1907 // 12.1916 to Greece late 1918 (Σφενδόνη [Sfendoni])


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

352

Displacement full, t380
Length, m

67.1

Breadth, m

6.20

Draught, m

1.80

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 4 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

6000

Max speed, kts

30

Fuel, t

coal 88

Endurance, nm(kts)1200(15)
Armament

2 x 1 - 76/51 14pdr Hotchkiss, 4 x 1 - 57/59 6pdr Hotchkiss, 2 x 1 - 450 TT

Complement

70



Standard scale images


<i>Sfendoni </i>1910
Sfendoni 1910
<i>Thyella </i>1933
Thyella 1933


Project history

Typical destroyers of beginning of XX century. They were projected on the basis of Austro-Hungarian Hussar class destroyers, but with both TT in aft part and strengthened artillery. On trials they made 31.8-32.4kts. In 1916 all four 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.