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TORPEDO SHIPS

GENERAL KONDRATENKO torpedo cruisers (1906)

Sibirskiy Strelok 1914

Konstruktor 1943

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Генерал Кондратенко <General Kondratenko>   Sandvikens, Helsingfors 3/1905 31/8/1905 6/1906 stricken 1924
Охотник <Okhotnik>   Crichton, Abo 3/1905 early 1906 8/1906 sunk 26/9/1917
Сибирский Стрелок <Sibirskiy Strelok>, 12/1926- Конструктор <Konstruktor>   Sandvikens, Helsingfors 3/1905 19/9/1905 7/1906 test ship 9/1925, guard ship 8/1941, gunboat 4/1943, test ship 1/1945
Пограничник <Pogranichnik>   Crichton, Abo 3/1905 early 1906 7/1906 stricken 1924

 

Displacement normal, t

750

Displacement full, t

840

Length, m

75.2

Breadth, m

8.18

Draught, m

2.44

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 4 Normand boilers

Power, h. p.

7300

Max speed, kts

25.5

Fuel, t

coal 215

Endurance, nm(kts) 2200(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 - 25 mines

Complement

102

Ship project history: Project was developed by Vulkan taking into account lacks of Ukraina class project. In particular, hull proportions were changed and displacement was increased, that allowed to improve seagoing capacities and to increase endurance. Boilers number was moderated to four, and each of them was installed in separate boiler room. Rated as torpedo cruisers, since September, 1907 as destroyers.

Modernizations: 1910, all: - 2 x 1 - 75/48, 6 x 1 - 57/50; + 2 x 1 - 102/60, 2 x 1 - 47/40 Hotchkiss

1916, General Kondratenko, Okhotnik: - 2 x 1 - 7.6/94; + 1 x 1 - 102/60

1916, Sibirskiy Strelok, Pogranichnik: - 2 x 1 - 47/40, 2 x 1 - 7.6/94; + 1 x 1 - 102/60

1925, Sibirskiy Strelok: disarmed

8/1941, Konstructor: armed with 3 x 1 - 100/54 B-34, 2 x 1 - 45/43 21K, 1 x 4 - 7.6/94

4/1943, Konstruktor: - 1 x 4 - 7.6/94; + 1 x 1 - 45/43 21K, 2 x 1 - 37/63 70K, 1 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk IV, 1 x 2 - 12.7/90; fore part of hull was cut off (length oa was 60.5m, displacement 650/820t, max speed was 16.5kts).

Naval service:  Okhotnik was stricken by German mine and has sunk in Irbensky channel (Gulf of Riga) 26/9/1917.

    Sibirskiy Strelok, renamed Konstruktor, was used as training and a test ship. Since 31/12/1939 Konstruktor served at Naval Institute as test ship. 1/8/1941 she was armed and 3/8/1941 returned to the Navy as patrol. 4/11/1941 Konstruktor was hard damaged by Finnish bombers (fore end was broken off) and has sunk at Osinovets (Lake Ladoga). She was raised, repaired and 13/4/1943 commissioned again as gunboat. 3/1/1945 Konstruktor was disarmed and converted to test ship and in May, 1956 to heating vessel OT-29.

Pogranichnik

Pogranichnik 1913

Konstruktor 1945

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