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ROMANIAN NAVY (ROMANIA)

TORPEDO SHIPS

NĂLUCA torpedo boats (1916/1920)

Năluca 1943

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Năluca (ex-Tb 82F)   Danubius, Porto Ré, Austria-Hungary 10/1913 11/8/1914 8/1916 // 7/1920 sunk 20/8/1944
Fulgerul (ex-Tb 84F)   Danubius, Porto Ré, Austria-Hungary 11/1913 21/11/1914 11/1916 // 7/1920 wrecked 8/2/1922
Smeul (ex-Tb 93F), 10/1945- E1 E1 Danubius, Fiume, Austria-Hungary 1/1915 25/11/1915 4/1916 // 7/1920 captured by USSR 5/9/1944 (Торос <Toros>), returned 10/1945, BU 1960
 

Displacement normal, t

266

Displacement full, t

330

Length, m

57.8 pp 58.8

Breadth, m

5.80

Draught, m

1.50

No of shafts

2

Machinery

AEG-Curtiss 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, 1 x 1 - 8.3/66, 2 x 2 - 450 TT

Complement

41

Ship project history: Former Austro-Hungarian torpedo boats, transferred Romania on reparations in 1920.

Modernizations: 1939, Năluca, Smeul: - 1 x 1 - 75/27, 1 x 1 - 8.3/66; + 1 x 1 - 37/80 SK C/30, 1 x 1 - 20/65 C/38, 4 DCT, 2 DCR

1943-1944, Năluca, Smeul: - 2 x 2 - 450 TT

Naval service: Fulgerul (ex-84F) was wrecked in Bosporus 8/2/1922 en route to Romania.
Năluca in 1944 was converted to auxiliary and 20/8/1944 sunk by Soviet by aircraft at Constanza. Smeul 5/9/1944 was captured by Soviet troops at Constanza, 14/9/1944 commissioned by Soviet Navy as guard ship Toros and 12/10/1945 returned to Romania.

Năluca 1935

 

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