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TORPEDO SHIPS

LEYTENANT BURAKOV torpedo boats (1905-1906)

Metkiy 1910

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Лейтенант Бураков <Leytenant Burakov>   F C de la Méditerranée, Le Havre, France early 1905 3/7/1905 12/1905 dispatch vessel 3/1912, sunk 12/8/1917
Меткий <Metkiy>   F C de la Méditerranée, Le Havre, France early 1905 7/7/1905 early 1906 stricken 5/1922
Исполнительный <Ispolnitelnyy>   F C de la Méditerranée, Le Havre, France early 1905 12/8/1905 1/1906 capsized 12/12/1914
Искусный <Iskusnyy>   F C de la Méditerranée, Le Havre, France early 1905 24/7/1905 1/1906 dispatch vessel 9/1914, destroyer 1/1915, stricken 1/1924
Крепкий <Krepkiy>   F C de la Méditerranée, Le Havre, France early 1905 6/9/1905 Summer 1906 stricken 12/1924
Молодецкий <Molodetskiy>   F C de la Méditerranée, Le Havre, France early 1905 28/9/1905 1/1906 stricken 1923
Лёгкий <Lyogkiy>   F C de la Méditerranée, Le Havre, France early 1905 10/10/1905 9/1906 interned by Germany 12/4/1918 - 5/1918, TS 10/1920, stricken 1924
Мощный <Moshchnyy>   F C de la Méditerranée, Le Havre, France Summer 1905 16/10/1905 12/1905 interned by Germany 12/4/1918 - 5/1918, stricken 11/1925
Ловкий <Lovkiy>   F C de la Méditerranée, Le Havre, France Summer 1905 28/10/1905 4/1906 stricken 6/1925
Летучий <Letuchiy>   F C de la Méditerranée, Le Havre, France Summer 1905 29/11/1905 4/1906 capsized 12/12/1914
Лихой <Likhoy>   F C de la Méditerranée, Le Havre, France Summer 1905 26/12/1905 4/1906 stricken 5/1922

 

Displacement normal, t

402

Displacement full, t

492

Length, m

56.5

Breadth, m

6.40

Draught, m

3.51

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 4 Normand boilers

Power, h. p.

5700

Max speed, kts

27

Fuel, t

coal 100 - 110

Endurance, nm(kts) 1000(14)

Armament

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

Complement

67

Ship project history: Similar to Osyotr class destroyers built in France, differed by presence of mine rails on a shelterdeck that has finished stability dangerous limits. Rated as torpedo boats, since September, 1907 as destroyers.

Modernizations: 1912, Leytenant Burakov; 1914, Iskusnyy: - 2 x 1 - 450 TT

1913, all except Leytenant Burakov: - 4 x 1 - 7.6/94; + 10 mines

Naval service: Leytenant Burakov 30/7/1917 was mined and has sunk off Ledzund (Gulf of Riga). Letuchiy and Ispolnitelny, passing to minelaying operation, have got to a storm, overturned and sank in Gulf of Finland 12/12/1914.

Likhoy

Krepkiy

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