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Dostoynyy Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Жаркий [Zharkiy] (ex-Brighton, ex-DD167 Cowell)   327 Bethlehem, Quincy, USA 7/1918 23.11.1918 3/1919 // 7.1944 to UK 2.1949
Жгучий [Zhguchiy] (ex-Leamington, ex-DD127 Twiggs)   212 New York SB, Camden, USA 1/1918 28.9.1918 7/1919 // 7.1944 to UK 1.1950
Живучий [Zhivuchiy] (ex-Richmond, ex-DD93 Fairfax)     Mare Island N Yd, Vallejo, USA 7/1917 15.12.1917 4/1918 // 7.1944 to UK 6.1949
Жёсткий [Zhostkiy] (ex-Georgetown, ex-DD168 Maddox)   328 Bethlehem, Quincy, USA 7/1918 27.10.1918 3/1919 // 8.1944 to UK 2.1949
Дерзкий [Derzkiy] (ex-Chelsea, ex-DD134 Crowninshield)   81 Bath Iron Wks, USA 11/1918 24.7.1919 8/1919 // 7.1944 to UK 6.1949
Доблестный [Doblestnyy] (ex-Roxburgh, ex-DD169 Foote)   329 Bethlehem, Quincy, USA 8/1918 14.12.1918 3/1919 // 8.1944 to UK 8.1952
Достойный [Dostoynyy] (ex-St. Albans, ex-DD182 Thomas)   224 Newport News, USA 3/1918 4.7.1918 4/1919 // 7.1944 to UK 2.1949
Дружный [Druzhnyy] (ex-Lincoln, ex-DD143 Yarnall)   458 Cramp, Philadelphia, USA 2/1918 19.6.1918 11/1918 // 8.1944 to UK 8.1952


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

1090

Displacement full, t

1360 - 1390

Length, m

94.5 wl 95.8 oa

Breadth, m

9.40

Draught, m

2.80

No of shafts

2

Machinery

exact data is not available in many cases, following machinery composition is somewhat conjectural

Dostoynyy: 2 sets General Electric Curtis geared steam turbines, 4 Thornycroft boilers

Zharkiy, Zhostkiy, Doblestnyy: 2 Curtis steam turbines / 1 geared steam turbine for cruising, 4 Yarrow boilers

Derzkiy, Zhivuchiy: 2 sets Parsons geared steam turbines, 4 Normand boilers

Zhguchiy, Druzhnyy: 2 sets Parsons geared steam turbines, 4 White-Forster boilers

Power, h. p.

26000

Zharkiy, Zhostkiy, Doblestnyy: 27000

Max speed, kts

35

Fuel, t

oil 275

Endurance, nm(kts)4300(14)
Armament

Zharkiy: 1 x 1 - 102/50 Mk 9, 1 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 20, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 3 x 1 - 12.7/90, 1 x 3 - 533 TT, 4 DCT, 2 DCR (60)

Zhguchiy: 3 x 1 - 102/50 Mk 9, 1 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 20, 3 x 1 - 12.7/90, 2 x 3 - 533 TT, 4 DCT, 2 DCR (60)

Zhivuchiy, Zhostkiy, Derzkiy: 1 x 1 - 102/50 Mk 9, 1 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 20, 4 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 3 x 1 - 12.7/90, 1 x 3 - 533 TT, 1 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog ASWRL, 4 DCT, 2 DCR (60)

Druzhnyy: 1 x 1 - 102/50 Mk 9, 1 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 20, 4 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 3 x 1 - 12.7/90, 1 x 3 - 533 TT, 4 DCT, 2 DCR (60)

Doblestnyy: 1 x 1 - 102/50 Mk 9, 1 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 20, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 3 x 1 - 12.7/90, 1 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog ASWRL, 1 x 3 - 533 TT, 4 DCT, 2 DCR (60)

Dostoynyy: 3 x 1 - 102/50 Mk 9, 1 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 20, 1 x 1 - 76/23 Mk 14, 3 x 1 - 12.7/90, 4 DCT, 2 DCR (60)

Electronic equipmenttype 271, type 286 or type 291 radars, type 141 sonar
Complement

146



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<i>Dostoynyy</i> 1944
Dostoynyy 1944


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<i>Dostoynyy</i> <i>Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.</i>
Dostoynyy Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.


Project history

USN "flushdeckers", transferred on lend-lease to the Great Britain. In 1944 8 ships were transferred to the USSR on account of reparations from Italy (7 of Wickes and 1 of Clemson classes), and entered Northern Fleet; one more ship was transferred as a source of spare parts, but 26.8.1944 she was also commissioned as Druzhny.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.



Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.