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PEGASO (PERSEO group) torpedo boats (1905-1906)

Pegaso 1906

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Perseo   Pattison, Napoli 8/1904 5/12/1905 8/1906 collision 6/2/1917
Pegaso   Pattison, Napoli 8/1904 12/8/1905 9/1905 discarded 3/1923
Procione   Pattison, Napoli 8/1904 16/12/1905 9/1906 discarded 4/1924
Pallade   Pattison, Napoli 8/1904 1/6/1906 9/1906 discarded 3/1923

 

Displacement normal, t

207

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

50.1 pp 50.4 oa

Breadth, m

5.30

Draught, m

1.72

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 2 Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

2900 - 3279

Max speed, kts

25 - 26.6

Fuel, t

coal 40

Endurance, nm(kts) 1370(8)

Armament

2 x 1 - 57/43 N, 1 x 1 - 47/40 H, 3 x 1 - 450 TT

Complement

35 - 42

Ship project history: Built under British project. Successful ships with good seaworthiness for their dimensions.

Modernizations: 1908 - 1911, all: boilers were converted to burn oil.

1915 - 1918, all survived: - 2 x 1 - 57/43, 1 x 1 - 47/40, 1 x 1 - 450 TT; + 2 x 1 - 76/40 A1916, 1 x 1 - 13.2/76

Naval service: Perseo was lost 6/2/1917 as result of collision with sister-ship Astore off Stromboli.

Pegaso 1905

 

Ivan Gogin, 2009-14