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ROYAL NORWEGIAN NAVY (NORWAY)

TORPEDO SHIPS

VALKYRJEN destroyer (1896)

Valkyrjen 1905

Valkyrjen 1912

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Valkyrjen   Schichau, Elbing, Germany 1895 1896 1896 stricken 1922

 

 

Displacement normal, t

375

Displacement full, t

415

Length, m

58.0 pp 59.4 oa

Breadth, m

7.42

Draught, m

2.59 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 2 Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

3300

Max speed, kn

23

Fuel, t

coal 88

Endurance, nm(kts) 3800(10)

Armament

2 x 1 - 76/40 Armstrong N, 4 x 1 - 37/45 Hotchkiss, 2 x 1 - 450 TT

Complement

59

Ship project history: Built in 1896 by Schichau with money collected by female patriotic organisation. Officially she was called as a divisional torpedo boat but constructively was very similar to Austrian torpedo cruisers. She was considered old and slow-speed to beginning of WWI.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

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