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ARDIMENTOSO destroyer (1916/1920)

Ardimentoso 1920

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Ardimentoso (ex-S63) AM Schichau, Elbing, Germany 1915 27/5/1916 12/1916 // 5/1920 stricken 2/1939

 

Displacement normal, t

919

Displacement full, t

1170

Length, m

82.5 wl 83.1 oa

Breadth, m

8.36

Draught, m

3.60 normal 3.90 full load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Schichau steam turbines + 1 Schichau cruising steam turbine, 3 Marine boilers

Power, h. p.

24000

Max speed, kts

34

Fuel, t

oil 305

Endurance, nm(kts) 1960(17)

Armament

3 x 1 - 105/42 Tbts L/45 C/16, 2 x 2 - 500 TT, 2 x 1 - 500 TT (8), 24 mines

Complement

85

Ship project history: Ex-German destroyer transferred as war reparation and commissioned by navy in October 1925.

Modernizations: 1920 - 1925: - 3 x 1 - 105/42, 2 x 1 - 500 TT; + 3 x 1 - 100/47 Škoda 1910, 2 x 1 - 40/39 Vickers-Terni 1917, 2 x 1 - 6.5/80, displacement was 1050t (norm.) / 1130t (full), complement 111.

1933: - 2 x 2 - 500 TT; + 2 x 2 - 450 TT

Naval service:  Ardimentoso was used as TS from 1931.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2009-14