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LIOGKIY destroyers (1917-1918/1944)

Mărăşti 1943

Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
˸ <Liogkiy> (ex-Mărăsesti, ex-Nibbio, ex-Vartej)   Pattison, Napoli, Italy 7/1914 30/1/1918 5/1918 // 8/1944 to Romania 10/1945 (D11)
<Lovkiy> (ex-Mărăsti, ex-Sparviero, ex-Vijelie)   Pattison, Napoli, Italy 1/1914 26/3/1917 7/1917 // 8/1944 to Romania 10/1945 (D12)
  

Displacement standard, t

1410

Displacement full, t

1723

Length, m

94.2 wl 94.7 oa

Breadth, m

9.47

Draught, m

3.51

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Tosi steam turbines, 5 Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

45000

Max speed, kts

34

Fuel, t

oil 260

Endurance, nm(kts) 1700(15)

Armament

2 x 2 - 120/45 Schneider-Canet-Armstrong 1918-19, 1 x 2 - 37/80 SK C/30, 2 x 1 - 37/80 SK C/30, 4 x 1 - 20/65 C/38, 2 x 2 - 13.2/76, 2 x 1 -13.2/76, 2 x 2 - 450 TT, 1 DCT, 2 DCR (40), 50 mines

Complement

139

Ship project history: Former Romanian destroyers Mărăşti and Mărăşeşti. 5/9/1944 they were captured by Soviet troops at Constanza and 14/9/1944 commissioned by Black Sea Fleet as Lovkiy and Liogkiy. Because of accident real speed of former ship did not exceed 22kts.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: 12/10/1945 both ships were returned to Romania, renamed in D11 and D12, and served till mid-1950s.

Lovkiy

Ivan Gogin, 2009-15