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IMPERIAL RUSSIAN NAVY (RUSSIA)

TORPEDO SHIPS

ADLER torpedo boat (1890)

Adler 1890

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Адлер <Adler>, 4/1895- №259, 7/1915- Летучий <Letuchiy>, 10/1916- №8   Schichau, Elbing, Germany 1889 4/9/1889 4/1890 dispatch vessel 7/1915, captured 1/5/1918

 

Displacement normal, t

164

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

46.9

Breadth, m

5.05

Draught, m

2.03 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 2 locomotive boilers

Power, h. p.

2000

Max speed, kts

26.7

Fuel, t

coal 41

Endurance, nm(kts) 480(12)

Armament

2 x 5 - 37/17 Hotchkiss, 1 - 381 TT (bow), 2 x 1 - 381 TT

Complement

25

Ship project history: A larger boat of the Schichau type. One TT was fixed in the bows and two were in single training mountings on deck.

Modernizations: 1900: converted to oil fuel

1915: - 2 x 1 - 381 TT; + 2 x 1 - 47/40 Hotchkiss, 1 x 1 - 7.6/94

Naval service: №8 was captured by German troops at Sevastopol 1/5/1918, later recaptured by British-French troops and demolished by them.

© Ivan Gogin, 2014