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ROMANIAN NAVY (ROMANIA)

TORPEDO SHIPS

VIFORUL torpedo boats (1914/1920)

Sborul 1941

Sborul 1943

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Viforul (ex-Tb 74T)   STT, San Marco, Austria-Hungary 4/1913 28/8/1913 2/1914 // 7/1920 stricken 1932
Vartejul (ex-TB 75T)   STT, San Marco, Austria-Hungary 5/1913 20/11/1913 7/1914 // 7/1920 stricken 1932
Vijelia (ex-Tb 80T)   STT, San Marco, Austria-Hungary 12/1913 3/8/1914 11/1914 // 7/1920 stricken 1932
Sborul (ex-Tb 81T), 10/1945- E2 E2 STT, San Marco, Austria-Hungary 2/1914 6/8/1914 12/1914 // 7/1920 captured by USSR 5/9/1944 ( <Musson>), returned 10/1945, BU 1958
 

Displacement normal, t

262

Displacement full, t

320

Length, m

57.3 pp 58.2

Breadth, m

5.70

Draught, m

1.50

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Parsons steam turbines, 2 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

5000

Max speed, kts

28

Fuel, t

coal 24 + oil 18

Endurance, nm(kts) 980(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, Sborul: - 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, Sborul: - 2 x 2 - 450 TT

Naval service: Sborul was damaged by Soviet aircraft at Sulina 21/8/1944. Sborul 5/9/1944 was captured by Soviet troops at Sulina, 14/9/1944 commissioned by Soviet Navy as guard ship Musson and 12/10/1945 returned to Romania.

Sborul 1934

Ivan Gogin, 2009-16