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VASILISSA OLGA broadside battery ship (1870)


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Vasilissa Olga  

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Βασίλισσα Όλγα [Vasilissa Olga]     STT, Triest, Austria-Hungary 3.2.1869 18.1.1870 21.11.1870 TS 1897, accommodation hulk 1915


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

2030

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

76.0 pp

Breadth, m

11.9

Draught, m

5.79 mean

No of shafts1
Machinery1 HC, 4 rectangular boilers
Power, h. p.

1950

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

coal 240

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armour, mm

iron; belt: 152, battery: 121, deck: 25

Armament

2 x 1 - 229/14 Armstrong 12.5-ton MLR, 10 x 1 - 163/14 Armstrong 70pdr 69cwt BLR

Complement

258



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<i>Vasilissa Olga </i>1870
Vasilissa Olga 1870


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<i>Vasilissa Olga</i>  
Vasilissa Olga  


Project history

Wooden-hulled broadside battery ship.

Ship protection

Iron armour protected the belt (152mm amidships). Battery was closed by 121mm sides and 25mm deck.

Modernizations

1880s: - 2 x 1 - 229/14, 10 x 1 - 163/14; + 4 x 1 - 173/22 RK L/25 C/74, 2 x 1 - 173/17 RK L/20, 4 x 5 - 37/17 Hotchkiss

1897: re-engined (16.5kts); + 4 x 1 - 75/35 M1897

Naval service

Since 1897 Vasilissa Olga served as gunnery TS.