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ABREK torpedo cruiser (1897)

Abrek 1898

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
ΐαπεκ <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

 

Displacement normal, t

535

Displacement full, t

675

Length, m

65.5

Breadth, m

7.75

Draught, m

3.35 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

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

Ship 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.

Abrek

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