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TORPEDO SHIPS

INZHENER-MEKHANIK ZVEREV torpedo boats / destroyers (1906-1907)

Inzhener-Mekhanik Zverev 1914

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Инженер-Механик Зверев <Inzhener-Mekhanik Zverev>, 2/1925- Жемчужный <Zhemchuzhnyy>, 7/1925- Жемчужин <Zhemchuzhin>   Schichau, Elbing, Germany 1/1905 6/4/1906 Summer 1906 minesweeper 5/1922, dispatch vessel 5/1926, stricken 1/1930
Инженер-Механик Дмитриев <Inzhener-Mekhanik Dmitriev>, 2/1925- Рошаль <Roshal>   Schichau, Elbing, Germany 2/1905 5/11/1905 1906 minesweeper 5/1922, dispatch vessel 7/1926, stricken 4/1928
Боевой <Boevoy>   Schichau, Elbing, Germany 3/1905 9/1/1906 Spring 1906 interned by Germany 12/4/1918 - 5/1918, stricken 1924
Бурный <Burnyy>   Schichau, Elbing, Germany 4/1905 7/2/1906 Spring 1906 stricken 4/1925
Внимательный <Vnimatelnyy>   Schichau, Elbing, Germany 5/1905 20/2/1906 Spring 1906 minesweeper 10/1921, stricken 2/1925
Бдительный <Bditelnyy>   Schichau, Elbing, Germany 3/1905 17/3/1906 4/1906 sunk 27/11/1917
Внушительный <Vnushitelnyy>, 2/1925- Мартынов <Martynov>   Schichau, Elbing, Germany 8/1905 31/3/1906 Summer 1906 minesweeper 10/1921, TS 1/1928, stricken 10/1940
Выносливый <Vynoslivyy>, 2/1925- Артемьев <Artemyev>   Schichau, Elbing, Germany 8/1905 31/3/1906 Summer 1906 minesweeper 10/1921, dispatch vessel 7/1926, TS 1932, BU 1939
Капитан Юрасовский <Kapitan Yurasovskiy>   Schichau, Elbing, Germany // Vladivostok Admiralty 1/1905 // 1906 1907 1907 captured by UK 3/1918, to White Army, re-captured by Red Fleet 2/1920, stricken 6/1924
Лейтенант Сергеев <Leytenant Sergeev>   Schichau, Elbing, Germany // Vladivostok Admiralty 1/1905 // 1906 1907 1907 captured by UK 3/1918, to White Army, re-captured by Red Fleet 2/1920, stricken 6/1924

 

Displacement normal, t

450

Displacement full, t

540

Length, m

63.6

Breadth, m

7.01

Draught, m

2.71

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 4 Schulz-Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

6000

Max speed, kts

27

Fuel, t

coal 125

Endurance, nm(kts) 960(12)

Armament

2 x 1 - 75/48 Canet, 6 x 1 - 7.6/94, 3 x 1 - 450 TT, 16 mines

Complement

65

Ship project history: Repeated the destroyers of Kit class, intended for the Far East. After termination of Russian-Japanese war only 2 ships, Kapitan Yurasovskiy and Leytenant Sergeev were shipped to Vladivostok by railway. Rated as torpedo boats, since September, 1907 as destroyers.

Modernizations: 1921, Vnimatelnyy, Vnushitelnyy, Vynoslivyy; 1922, Inzhener-Mekhanik Zverev, Inzhener-Mekhanik Dmitriev: - 3 x 1 - 450 TT: + sweeps

1926, Zhemchuzhin, Roshal, Artemyev: - sweeps

Naval service: 27/11/1917 Bditelny was sunk on German mine in Gulf of Bothnia. Remaining ships after termination of Civil war were used as minesweepers. Vnushitelny, renamed Martynov, served as guard and dispatch ship up to 1940.

Bditelnyy

Inzhener-Mekhanik Zverev

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