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ACHELAOS gunboats (1884-1885)

Alpheos 1925

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
Αχελώος <Achelaos>   Thames Iron Wks, Blackwall, UK   1884 1884 stricken 1925
Αλφειός <Alpheos>   Thames Iron Wks, Blackwall, UK   1884 1884 survey vessel 1919
Ευρώτας <Eurotas>   Denny, Dumbarton, UK   1884 1884 stricken 1925
Πηνειός <Peneos>   Denny, Dumbarton, UK   1884 1885 lighthouse tender 1919

 

Displacement normal, t

Peneos, Eurotas: 420

Achelaos, Alphios: 400

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

Peneos, Eurotas: 40.0 pp 41.0 oa

Achelaos, Alphios: 40.0 pp 42.0 oa

Breadth, m

Peneos, Eurotas: 7.60

Achelaos, Alphios: 7.40

Draught, m

Peneos, Eurotas: 4.00

Achelaos, Alphios: 3.50

No of shafts

 

Machinery

VC

Power, h. p.

400

Max speed, kts

Peneos, Eurotas: 10.5

Achelaos, Alphios: 9.8

Fuel, t

coal 50

Endurance, nm (kts)

 

Armament

Peneos, Eurotas: 2 x 1 - 95/26 Armstrong 20pdr BLR, 3 x 1 - 37/20 Hotchkiss

Achelaos, Alphios: 2 x 1 - 95/26 Armstrong 20pdr BLR, 2 x 1 - 37/20 Hotchkiss

Complement

73

Ship project history: Iron-hulled screw gunboats.

Modernizations: 1895-1897, all: were formerly rebuilt.

Naval service: All served in 1917-1918 under French flag.

survey vessel Naftilos (ex-Alpheos) 1931

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