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BIORKE torpedo boats (1891 - 1892)


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Biorke

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Names Builders Completed Losses Transfers Discarding

Биоркэ [Biorke], 4.1895- №111

Роченсальм [Rochensalm], 4.1895- №112

Гапсаль [Gapsal'], 4.1895- №113

Моонзунд [Moonzund], 4.1895- №114

Putilov, St. Petersburg: Biorke, Rochensalm, Gapsal', Moonzund

1891: Biorke, Rochensalm

1892: Gapsal', Moonzund

none

none

1910: №111 - 114



Technical data


Displacement normal, t

81

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

38.4

Breadth, m

4.47

Draught, m

2.61 max

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE, 1 locomotive boiler

Power, h. p.

1000 - 1100

Max speed, kts

17.8 - 19

Fuel, t

coal 17

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

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

Complement

21



Standard scale images


<i>Biorke </i>1891
Biorke 1891


Graphics


<i>Biorke</i>
Biorke


Project history

Boats with ram bows and two masts on which fore and aft sails could be set. The two TT trained 35° on each bow.

Modernizations

1899, №112: re-boilered with Yarrow boiler (oil fuel)

1900, №114: was converted to oil fuel

Naval service

No significant events.