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Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
Ύδρα [Hydra], 1889- Αμβρακία [Amvrakia]     Thames Iron Wks, Blackwall, UK   1881 1881 discarded 1931
Σπέτσαι [Spetsai], 1889- Ακτίου [Aktion]     Thames Iron Wks, Blackwall, UK   1881 1881 captured by France 1917 (Aktion), returned 12.1918, deleted 1920


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

433

Displacement full, t470
Length, m39.0 pp
Breadth, m7.90
Draught, m2.20
No of shafts2
Machinery2 VC
Power, h. p.690
Max speed, kts12
Fuel, tcoal 60
Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

1 x 1 - 263/27 RK L/30 C/84, 1 x 1 - 149/27 RK L/30 C/83, 2 x 1 - 37/20 Hotchkiss, 1 - 356 TT (bow)

Complement64


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<i>Aktion</i>
Aktion


Project history

Iron-hulled screw gunboats of Rendel type.

Modernizations

1910, Amvrakia: - 1 x 1 - 149/27, 2 x 1 - 37/20

1910, Aktion: - 1 x 1 - 149/27, 2 x 1 - 37/20; + 4 x 1 - 47/40 Hotchkiss

Naval service

Aktion served in 1917-1918 under French flag.