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VASILEFS GEORGIOS central battery ship (1868)


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Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Βασιλεύς Γεώργιος [Vasilefs Georgios]     Thames Iron Wks, Blackwall, UK 1866 28.12.1867 1868 stricken 1912


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

1774

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

61.0 pp

Breadth, m

10.1

Draught, m

4.88 max

No of shafts2
Machinery2 HC, 4 rectangular boilers
Power, h. p.

2100

Max speed, kts

12.2

Fuel, t

coal 210

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armour, mm

iron; belt: 178 - 114, battery: 152, deck: 25

Armament

2 x 1 - 229/14 Armstrong 12.5-ton MLR, 2 x 1 - 95/16 Armstrong 20pdr BL

Complement

152



Standard scale images


<i>Vasilefs Georgios </i>1867
Vasilefs Georgios 1867


Project history

Small central battery ship with a complete belt.

Ship protection

Iron armour protected the belt (178mm amidships and 114mm at ship ends). Battery was closed by 152mm sides and 25mm deck.

Modernizations

1880s: - 2 x 1 - 229/14; + 2 x 1 - 209/20 RK L/22 C/75

1897: re-engined (VTE, 14kts); - 2 x 1 - 95/16; + 1 x 1 - 149/27 RK L/30 C/83, 9 MGs

Naval service

Vasilefs Georgios served as TS since early 1900s.