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LASTOCHKA torpedo boat (1905 / 1905)


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

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Ласточка [Lastochka] (ex-Carolina)   1128 Yarrow, Scotstoun, UK 1903 1905 1905 // 5.1905 TS 8.1907, dispatch vessel 8.1914, armed steamship 10.1918, gunboat 2.1919, torpedo boat 5.1920, dispatch vessel 1920, stricken 11.1925


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

140

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

46.5

Breadth, m

4.65

Draught, m

1.52

No of shafts

3

Machinery

2 Rateau steam turbines + 1 VTE, 2 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

2000 + 250 = 2250

Max speed, kts

26.4

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)300(15)
Armament

2 x 1 - 47/40 Hotchkiss, 3 x 1 - 381 TT

Complement

23



Standard scale images


<i>Lastochka </i>1905
Lastochka 1905


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


Project history

Former British turbine-driven experimental boat Carolina. 3.6.1905 she was bought by Russian Government. Originally she was rated as armed steamship, in September, 1907 re-rated as training ship and in August, 1914 as dispatch vessel.

Modernizations

1914: - 1 x 1 - 47/40, 3 x 1 - 381 TT; + 1 x 1 - 75/48 Canet

1920: - 1 x 1 - 75/48; + 1 x 1 - 47/40 Hotchkiss, 3 x 1 - 381 TT

Naval service

No significant events.

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