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ABREK torpedo cruiser (1897)


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Abrek

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Name No Yad No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Абрек [Abrek]     Crichton, Abo 7.1895 23.5.1896 10.1897 dispatch vessel 10.1907, board guard ship 9.1908, dispatch vessel 8.1914, survey vessel 12.1918, dispatch vessel 4.1926, hulk 6.1940


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

535

Displacement full, t675
Length, m

65.5

Breadth, m

7.75

Draught, m

3.35 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 4 Normand-Du Temple boilers

Power, h. p.

4500

Max speed, kts

21.2

Fuel, t

coal 120

Endurance, nm(kts)2000(12)
Armament

2 x 1 - 75/48 Canet, 4 x 1 - 47/40 Hotchkiss, 1 - 450 TT, 1 x 1 - 450 TT (8)

Complement

88



Standard scale images


<i>Abrek</i> 1898
Abrek 1898


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<i>Abrek</i>
Abrek


Project history

Improved variant of Leytenant Ilyin with better seaworthiness. Rated as torpedo cruiser and dispatch vessel since October, 1907.

Modernizations

1908: - 2 x 1 - 75/48, 2 x 1 - 47/40, 1 - 450 TT, 1 x 1 - 450 TT; + 4 x 1 - 57/50 Hotchkiss

1921: - 4 x 1 - 57/50, 2 x 1 - 47/40; + 2 x 1 - 75/48 Canet, 1 x 1 - 37/20 Hotchkiss, 1 x 1 - 7.6/94

Naval service

In 1907 Abrek was converted to despatch vessel and transferred to the Board Guard Corps. With beginning of WWI she was again returned to Baltic Fleet; BU in 1948.