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BIRAGO river patrol boat (1916/1938)

Birago 1939

Names

Birago (ex-Siofok, ex-Csuka, ex-K)

Builders

Ganz, Ujpest, Austria-Hungary: Birago

Commissioned

3/1916 // 3/1938: Birago

Losses

none

Transfers

none

Discarding

10/1939: Birago

 

Displacement standard, t

64

Displacement full, t

80

Length, m

36.0

Breadth, m

4.60

Draught, m

0.90

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 1 Yarrow boiler

Power, h. p.

800

Max speed, kts

15.2

Fuel, t

oil
Endurance, nm(kts)  
Armour, mm turrets: 5, deck: 4

Armament

1 x 1 - 75/32 FK 16n/A, 1 x 1 - 13.2/79, 1 x 1 - 7.9/79

Complement

23

Ship project history: Former Austro-Hungarian river armoured boat Csuka. Since 1920 she was a part of the Hungarian Danube flotilia as Siofok and 24/7/1929 was sold to Austria as Birago. 23/3/1938 after Anschlüß she was commissioned by Germans.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14