|Name||No||Yard No||Builder||Laid down||Launched||Comp||Fate|
|Керчь [Kerch'] (ex-Emanuele Filiberto Duca d`Aosta)||166||OTO, Livorno, Italy||29.10.1932||22.4.1934||13.7.1935 // 2.3.1949||trials vessel OS-32 3.1958|
|Displacement standard, t||
|Displacement full, t||
171.8 pp 186.9 oa
6.50 mean deep
|No of shafts||
2 sets Parsons geared steam turbines, 6 Thornycroft boilers
|Power, h. p.||
|Max speed, kts||
belt: 70 + 35, bulkheads: 50 - 30, decks: 35 - 30, barbettes: 70 - 50, turrets: 90, CT: 100 - 25, communication tube: 30 - 20
4 x 2 - 152/53 OTO 1929, 3 x 2 - 100/47 OTO 1928, 4 x 2 - 37/54 Breda 1932, 12 x 1 - 20/70 Mk III, 2 DCT (12), 112 mines
|Electronic equipment||Giuys, Redan radars|
578 - 694
Former Italian cruiser of Condottieri 4th group, received by reparations from Italy.
Main 70mm belt extended up to main deck between center of "A" and fore side "X" barbettes, 30mm longitudinal splinter bulkhead (35mm abreast magazines) placed inside hull in 2m from side. The belt was closed by 50mm upper and 30mm lower bulkheads. All side above the main belt and the platform between lower edge of the belt and longitudinal splinter bulkhead had 20mm thickness. Flat 35mm main deck connected with upper edge of main belt, main deck outside citadel had 30-mm thickness. Barbettes had 70mm protection above weather decks, 60mm between weather and main decks and 50mm below main deck. CT had 100mm sides, 30mm roof and 25mm deck, rest of tower superstructure had 50-40mm protection.
Kerch' served as training cruiser from March 1958.
Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.