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auxiliary cruisers of 2nd Greek-Turkish war 1919-1922


Ships


Name

Launched // Comm.

Builder

Tonnage, BRT

Dimensions, m

(length pp)

Speed, kts

Engine, Power hp

Armament

Fate

Κωνσταντινούπολις [Konstantinoupolis] 4.1903 // 1921 Tecklenborg, Geestemünde, Germany 8133 138.3x17.0 14.5 2VTE   sold 1925
Χίος [Chios] 6.1920 // 1922 Neptun, Rostock, Germany 4549 109.8x15.3 11.5 1VTE   returned 1925
Βασίλισσα Σοφία [Basilissa Sofia] 9.1906 // 1921 Northumberland SB, Howdon, UK 4223 109.9x14.6 10 1VTE   returned 1923
Αἰγαίων [Aigaion] 11.1906 // 1920 Flensburger werft, Germany 4210 118.3x15.5 12 1VTE   sold 1931
Ἑρμῆς [Hermes] 8.1896 // 1921 Austin, Wear Dock, UK 2766 94.5x13.8 8 1VTE   wrecked 25.7.1929
Νάξος [Naxos] 11.1888 // 1920 Workman Clark, Belfast, UK 1356 82.2x10.4   1VTE   returned 1928


100 - 1000 t displacement/ BRT tonnage vessels


Adriatikos (1885, 982, 1921-1933); Aktion (1915, 450, 1920-1930); Mikonos (1904, 336, 1921-1923)

Project history

Merchant steamers requisitioned by the navy during the Second Greek-Turkish war 1919-1922.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

Really no one of these vessels was in the navy list after 1922.