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PERSEPOLIS gunvessel (1885)

Persepolis 1918

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate

تخت جمشید <Persepolis>

 

Weser, Bremen, Germany

 

1885

1885

BU 1936

Displacement normal, t

1200

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

63.1

Breadth, m

9.98

Draught, m

5.94

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE

Power, h. p.

450

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

4 x 1 - 66/26 G. L/26

Complement

 

Ship project history: Officially was rated as cruiser.

Modernizations: to 1906: - 4 x 1 - 66/26; + 1 x 1 - 102/27 BL MK II/III/V/VI, 1 x 1 - 95/19 30pdr BL, 2 x 1 - 37/40 QF

Naval service: Ship spent most of her time at moorings, outwardly smart but rarely serviceable. Since 1925 she was laid up.

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