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Eidechse  

Ships


Names Builders Commissioned Losses Transfers Discarding

(94) NO21 Schlange (ex-Ørn)

(100) NO22 Eidechse (ex-Lom)

Marinens Hovedverft, Horten, Norway: NO21 Schlange, NO22 Eidechse

1905 // 4.1940: NO21 Schlange

7.1906 // 6.1940: NO22 Eidechse

Schlange (16.4.1945)

Norway, 5.1945: Eidechse

none


100 - 1000 t displacement/ BRT tonnage vessels


Names

(94) NO21 Schlange (ex-Ørn)

(100) NO22 Eidechse (ex-Lom)

Builders

Marinens Hovedverft, Horten, Norway: NO21 Schlange, NO22 Eidechse

Commissioned

1905 // 4.1940: NO21 Schlange

7.1906 // 6.1940: NO22 Eidechse

Losses

Schlange (16.4.1945)

Transfers

Norway, 5.1945: Eidechse

Discarding none


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

67

Displacement full, t

75

Length, m

36.2

Breadth, m

4.50

Draught, m

1.80

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE, 2 Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

1000

Max speed, kts

23 (really ~17)

Fuel, t

coal 13

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

2 x 1 - 37/42 Hotchkiss, 1 DCR (6)

Complement

17 - 19



Standard scale images


<i>nearly sister-ship Dristig</i> 1904
nearly sister-ship Dristig 1904


Graphics


<i> Eidechse</i>  
Eidechse  


Project history

ex-Norwegian torpedo boats, used as patrols. Both were captured 9.4.1940 at Horten.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

Schlange deserted to Sweden 16.4.1945 and was transferred to Norway in May 1945. Eidechse was also returned to Norway in May, 1945.