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AIGLI torpedo boats (1912-1914)


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Aigli 1931

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Αιγλη [Aigli]     Vulcan, Stettin, Germany 1912 1912 1912 captured by France 12.1916 (Aigli), returned 12.1918, sunk 24.4.1941
Αλκυονη [Alkyoni]     Vulcan, Stettin, Germany 1912 1912 1914 captured by France 12.1916 (Alkyoni), returned 12.1918, sunk 23.4.1941
Αρεθουσα [Arethousa]     Vulcan, Stettin, Germany 1912 1912 1913 captured by France 12.1916 (Arethousa), returned 12.1918, scuttled 24.4.1941
Δωρισ [Doris]     Vulcan, Stettin, Germany 1912 1912 1913 captured by France 12.1916 (Doris), returned 12.1918, scuttled 23.4.1941
Δάφνη [Dafni]     Vulcan, Stettin, Germany 1912 1912 1913 captured by France 12.1916 (Dafni), returned 12.1918, stricken 1926
Θέτις [Thetis]     Vulcan, Stettin, Germany 1912 1912 1913 captured by France 12.1916 (Thetis), returned 12.1918, stricken 1926


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

120

Displacement full, t

125

Length, m

45.0

Breadth, m

5.00

Draught, m

1.20

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE, 2 Marine boilers

Power, h. p.

2400

Max speed, kts

24

Fuel, t

coal 25

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

2 x 1 - 57/45 Mk 3.7, 3 x 1 - 450 TT

Complement

20



Standard scale images


<i>Aigli </i>1937
Aigli 1937


Graphics


<i>Aigli </i>1931
Aigli 1931


Project history

Small torpedo boats. To WWII beginning they completely became outdated and reached no more than 17-19kts. They also were used as training and patrol ships.

Modernizations

1926, all survived: - 1 x 1 - 450 TT

1930-1931, all survived: - 2 x 1 - 57/45; + 1 x 1 - 37/83 SK C/30

Naval service

Since December, 1916 till the end of the First World War all served under French flag. Alkyoni and Aigli were sunk by German aircraft at Piraeus 23.4.1941 and 24.4.1941 respectively. Doris was damaged by German aircraft 22.4.1941 and scuttled by crew next day at Rafiti. Arethoussa was scuttled by crew 24.4.1941.