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SUMATRA protected cruiser (1891)

Sumatra 1891

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Sumatra   Rijkswerf Amsterdam 5/3/1888 26/1/1890 2/6/1891 stricken 1907

  

Displacement normal, t

1693

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

70.0

Breadth, m

11.3

Draught, m

4.67 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 4 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

2350

Max speed, kts

17

Fuel, t

coal 276

Endurance, nm(kts)

1500(10)

Armour, mm

steel; deck: 38, shields: 100, CT: 150

Armament

1 x 1 - 209/32 Krupp No.1, 1 x 1 - 149/32 Krupp No.1, 2 x 1 - 120/32 Krupp No.2, 4 x 1 - 37/20 Hotchkiss, 2 x 5 - 37/17 Hotchkiss, 2 - 356 TT (beam)

Complement

181

Ship project history: Protected cruiser with 38mm deck. The 21cm gun was forward and the 15cm aft, both in shields, with the 12cm sponsoned abreast the foremast.

Ship protection: Ship was protected by 38mm deck.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Sumatra

Ivan Gogin, 2014