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G85 large torpedo boats (1915 - 1916)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
G85   221 Germaniawerft, Kiel 1915 24.7.1915 12.1915 sunk 21.4.1917
G86   222 Germaniawerft, Kiel 1915 24.8.1915 1.1916 interned 11.1918, scuttled 21.6.1919
G87   223 Germaniawerft, Kiel 1915 22.9.1915 2.1916 sunk 30.3.1918
G88   224 Germaniawerft, Kiel 1915 16.10.1915 3.1916 sunk 8.4.1917
G89   225 Germaniawerft, Kiel 1915 11.12.1915 5.1916 interned 11.1918, scuttled 21.6.1919
G90   226 Germaniawerft, Kiel 1915 15.1.1916 6/1916 sunk 11.11.1916
G91   227 Germaniawerft, Kiel 1915 16.11.1915 7/1916 interned 11.1918, scuttled 21.6.1919
G92   228 Germaniawerft, Kiel 1915 15.2.1916 8/1916 interned 11.1918, scuttled 21.6.1919
G93   229 Germaniawerft, Kiel 1915 11.7.1916 9/1916 sunk 30.3.1918
G94   230 Germaniawerft, Kiel 1915 1.8.1916 10/1916 sunk 30.3.1918
G95   231 Germaniawerft, Kiel 1915 29.8.1916 11/1916 to United Kingdom 8.1920


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

960

Displacement full, t

1147

Length, m

83.0 oa 82.2 wl

Breadth, m

8.36

Draught, m

3.50

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Germania steam turbines, 3 Marine boilers

Power, h. p.

24000

Max speed, kts

33.5

Fuel, t

oil 326

Endurance, nm(kts)

1760(20)

Armament

G85 - 91: 3 x 1 - 88/42 TK L/45 C/14, 2 x 2 - 500 TT, 2 x 1 - 500 TT (8), 24 mines

G92 - 95: 3 x 1 - 105/42 Utof L/45 C/16 or TK L/45 C/16, 2 x 2 - 500 TT, 2 x 1 - 500 TT (8), 24 mines

Complement

87



Standard scale images


<i>G85</i> 1918
G85 1918


Project history

Mobilization destroyers, saw active service in the war.

Modernizations

1916, G85-89, 91: - 3 x 1 - 88/42; + 3 x 1 - 105/42 Utof L/45 C/16 or TK L/45 C/16

Naval service

G85 was sunk by British leaders Swift and Broke 21.4.1917 in the Dover Straits. G88 was torpedoed 8.4.1917 by British CMB boat off Flanders coast. G87, G93, G94 (all three 30.3.1918, North Sea), G90 (11.11.1916, Gulf of Finland) were mined; G86, G89, G91 and G92 were scuttled at Scapa, raised and scrapped, G93 became a British war reparation and was scrapped.