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ZABIYAKA screw clipper (1879)

Zabiyaka 1904

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Забияка <Zabiyaka>   Cramp, Philadelphia, USA 13/7/1878 21/10/1878 11/3/1879 sunk 25/10/1904

 

Displacement normal, t

1236

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

67.0 pp

Breadth, m

9.10

Draught, m

4.00 max

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VC, 2 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

1426

Max speed, kts

14.2

Fuel, t

coal 320

Endurance, nm(kts)

6000(10)

Armament

2 x 1 - 152/25 obr. 1877, 4 x 1 - 107/17 9pdr obr. 1877, 1 x 1 - 63/17 Baranovski, 4 x 1 - 44/41 Ängström, 6 x 5 - 37/17 Hotchkiss

Complement

155

Ship project history: Zabiyaka was laid down as merchant vessel, purchased on the stocks and completed as a clipper (sloop by international classification).

Modernizations: 1890s: - 4 x 1 - 44/41; + 4 x 1 - 47/40 Hotchkiss

Naval service: Zabiyaka was sunk on shallow water 25/10/1904 in harbour of Port Arthur by shells of Japanese siege artillery. She was additionally exploded by crew by night 1-2/1/1905 before capitulation of Port Arthur, later salvaged by Japanese and broken up.

Zabiyaka

 

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