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CRUISERS

FRITHJOF small protected cruiser (1896)

Frithjof 1905

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Frithjof   Horten verft 1895 15/11/1895 1896 cadet TS 1908, stricken 1928

 

 

Displacement normal, t

1360

Displacement full, t

1427

Length, m

68.2

Breadth, m

9.98

Draught, m

4.01 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 6 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

2800

Max speed, kn

15

Fuel, t

coal 160

Endurance, nm(kts) 2300(10)

Armour, mm

Harvey; deck: 30

Armament

2 x 1 - 120/44 Armstrong Y, 4 x 1 - 76/40 Armstrong N, 4 x 1 - 37/45 Hotchkiss, 1 - 450 TT (bow)

Complement

154

Ship project history: Officially classified as protected cruiser, since 1908 TS. Really was a seagoing gunboat.

Protection: Armoured thin 30mm deck protected machinery.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Frithjof was converted to cadet TS in 1908.

Frithjof 1900

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