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VLADIMIR MONOMAKH semi-armoured frigate (1883)

Vladimir Monomakh 1885

Vladimir Monomakh 1897

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Владимир Мономах <Vladimir Monomakh>   Carr & McFerson, St. Petersburg 28/2/1881 22/10/1882 7/1883 sunk 28/5/1905

 

Displacement normal, t

5750

Displacement full, t

6000

Length, m

93.3 oa 90.3 wl

Breadth, m

15.9

Draught, m

8.00 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VC, 8 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

7000

Max speed, kts

15.2

Fuel, t

coal 990

Endurance, nm(kts)

3500(8)

Armour, mm compound; belt: 152 - 114, deck: 13

Armament

4 x 1 - 203/28 obr. 1877, 12 x 1 - 152/25 obr. 1877, 4 x 1 - 87/21 4pdr obr. 1877, 4 x 5 - 47/22 Hotchkiss, 8 x 5 - 37/17 Hotchkiss, 3 - 381 TT (aw, 1 bow, 2 beam)

Complement

566

Ship project history: Originally ship had heavy full rig. Development of the Minin.

Ship protection: There was a complete 152mm belt, with a 114mm lower edge from 0.7m above to 1.7m below lwl. The armour deck was 13mm.

Modernizations: 1897: was completely rearmed with 5 x 1 - 152/44 Canet, 6 x 1 - 120/43 Canet, 2 x 1 - 63/17 Baranovski, 16 x 1 - 47/40 Hotchkiss, 4 x 1 - 37/20 Hotchkiss, 3 - 381 TT (1 bow, 2 beam)

Naval service: She was torpedoed by Japanese torpedo boat 27/5/1905 during the night at Tsushima and surrendered next day but could not be kept afloat.

Vladimir Monomakh as reconstructed.

 

© Ivan Gogin, 2014