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EMIR BUKHARSKIY torpedo cruisers (1905 - 1906)


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Emir Bukharskiy

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Эмир Бухарский [Emir Bukharskiy], 4.1919- Яков Свердлов [Yakov Sverdlov]   160 Sandvikens, Helsingfors 1904 12.1.1905 5.1905 stricken 12.1925
Финн [Finn], 2.1919- Карл Либкнехт [Karl Libknekht]   161 Sandvikens, Helsingfors 1904 4.4.1905 1906 stricken 12.1925
Москвитянин [Moskvityanin]     Putilov, St. Petersburg summer 1904 20.5.1905 6.1906 sunk 21.5.1919
Доброволец [Dobrovolets]     Putilov, St. Petersburg summer 1904 11.6.1905 7.1906 sunk 21.8.1916


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

660

Displacement full, t720
Length, m

71.9

Breadth, m

7.16

Draught, m

2.74

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 4 Schulz-Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

6500

Max speed, kts

25

Fuel, t

coal 150

Endurance, nm(kts)1050(12)
Armament

2 x 1 - 75/48 Canet, 6 x 1 - 57/50 Hotchkiss, 4 x 1 - 7.6/94, 3 x 1 - 450 TT, 20 mines

Complement

99



Standard scale images


<i>Moskvityanin</i> 1914
Moskvityanin 1914


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<i> Emir Bukharskiy</i>
Emir Bukharskiy
<i>Finn</i> 1913
Finn 1913
<i> Moskvityanin</i> <i>Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.</i>
Moskvityanin Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.


Project history

Development of 350t destroyers of Kit class, differed in the increased hull dimensions and more powerful machinery. Rated as torpedo cruisers, since September, 1907 as destroyers.

Modernizations

1910, Emir Bukharskiy: - 2 x 1 - 75/48, 6 x 1 - 57/50, 2 x 1 - 7.6/94; + 2 x 1 - 102/60, 2 x 1 - 37/20 Hotchkiss

1910, Finn, Moskvityanin, Dobrovolets: - 2 x 1 - 75/48, 6 x 1 - 57/50, 2 x 1 - 7.6/94; + 2 x 1 - 102/60, 1 x 1 - 37/20 Hotchkiss

1920, Yakov Sverdlov: - 2 x 1 - 37/20, 2 x 1 - 7.6/94, 3 x 1 - 450 TT; + 1 x 1 - 40/39 Vickers

1920, Karl Libknekht: - 1 x 1 - 37/20, 2 x 1 - 7.6/94, 3 x 1 - 450 TT; + 1 x 1 - 40/39 Vickers

Naval service

Dobrovolets was stricken by German mine 21.8.1916 and has sunk in the Irbensky channel (Gulf of Riga). Moskvityanin 21.5.1919 has sunk in the Tyub-Karagan bay (Caspian Sea) after battle against British auxiliary cruisers. 10.1.1920 she was salvaged by Whites, included by them to the Fleet list but never repaired and sunk again by gunfire of own ships 28.3.1920.





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