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KAISERLICHE MARINE (GERMANY)

TORPEDO SHIPS

R01 destroyers (1915/1918)

R01 1918

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
R01 (ex-Schastlivyy)   Putilov, St. Petersburg // Vaddon, Kherson, Russia 10/1913 // early 1914 29/3/1914 5/1915 // 8/1918 captured by Allies 24/11/1918, foundered 24/10/1919
R02 (ex-Bystryy)   Metal Wks, Kolpino // Vaddon, Kherson, Russia 10/1913 // early 1914 7/6/1914 5/1915 // --- never commissioned

 

Displacement normal, t

1110

Displacement full, t

1450

Length, m

98.0

Breadth, m

9.30

Draught, m

3.41

No of shafts

2

Machinery

R01: AEG steam turbines, 5 Vulkan boilers

R02: Brown-Boveri steam turbines, 5 Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

23000

Max speed, kts

34

Fuel, t

oil 390

Endurance, nm(kts) 1800(16)

Armament

3 x 1 - 102/57 (ru), 2 x 1 - 47/40 Hotchkiss, 4 x 1 - 7.6/94, 5 x 2 - 450 TT, 80 mines

Complement

112

Ship project history: Russian destroyers of Novik type (Schastlivy class), captured at Sevastopol 1/5/1915.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Both were captured by Allies 24/11/1918 at Sevastopol. R01 24/10/1919 foundered off Mudros in storm with British crew. R02 was never commissioned.

Ivan Gogin, 2014