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PORTUGUESE NAVY (PORTUGAL)

TORPEDO SHIPS

82F type (250ton) torpedo boats (1915-1916/1921)

Sado 1937

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Zêzere (ex-85F)   Danubius, Porto Ré, Austria-Hungary 1/1914 5/12/1914 12/1915 // 1921 wrecked 29/12/1921
Ave (ex-86F)   Danubius, Porto Ré // Danubius, Pola, Austria-Hungary 1/1914 19/12/1914 5/1916 // 1921 discarded 1940
Cávado (ex-88F)   Danubius, Porto Ré, Austria-Hungary 3/1914 24/4/1915 11/1915 // 1921 wrecked 29/12/1921
Sado (ex-89F)   Danubius, Porto Ré, Austria-Hungary 5/1914 12/5/1915 3/1916 // 1921 stricken 7/1940
Liz (ex-90F)   Danubius, Porto Ré // Danubius, Novigrad, Austria-Hungary 9/1914 28/5/1915 8/1916 // 1921 discarded 1934
Mondego (ex-91F)   Danubius, Porto Ré // Danubius, Novigrad, Austria-Hungary 11/1914 21/6/1915 7/1916 // 1921 discarded 1938
  

Displacement standard, t

266

Displacement full, t

330

Length, m

58.5 pp 58.8 oa

Breadth, m

5.80

Draught, m

1.50

No of shafts

2

Machinery

AEG-Curtis steam turbines, 2 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

5000

Max speed, kts

28

Fuel, t

coal 20 + oil 34

Endurance, nm(kts) 1200(16)

Armament

1 x 1 - 75/27 G. L/30 K.16 BAG, 1 x 1 - 66/27 G. L/30 K.09, 2 x 2 - 450 TT

Complement

38

Ship project history: Belonged to a numerous series of Austro-Hungarian seaworthy torpedo boats of 250-ton type built in days of the First World War. After war end 6 ships were transferred to Portugal. Rather successful ships for their time.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Zêzere and Cávado were wrecked at Cape Bon 29/12/1921 en route to Portugal. Ave and Sado were in the worn out condition in 1930s and were stricken in 1940.

Sado 1933

 

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