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mine depot ship PSARA (1878/1880)


100 - 1000 t displacement/ BRT tonnage vessels


Psara, 1889- Kanaris (1878, 870, 2-120/22, 1880-?.12.1916, 1918-1923)

Project history

Mine depot ship, formerly SS Gettysburg (ex-Walrus) bought in 1880. 870 tons, 91.2x9.2m, 500hp, 14kts. She was armed with 2 120mm Krupp guns, 2 37 mm Hotchkiss revolver guns, 4 356mm torpedo tubes and mines.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

Seized in December 1916 by the French, returned in 1918 she was placed on the sale list in 1921, sold in 1923 as a merchant ship, BU 1933 in Italy.