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Lovkiy

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Лёгкий [Liogkiy] (ex-Mărășești, ex-Nibbio, ex-Vartej)   E4 Pattison, Napoli, Italy 7.1914 30.1.1918 5.1918 // 8.1944 to Romania 10.1945 (D11)
Ловкий [Lovkiy] (ex-Mărăști, ex-Sparviero, ex-Vijelie)   E3 Pattison, Napoli, Italy 1.1914 26.3.1917 7.1917 // 8.1944 to Romania 10.1945 (D12)


Technical data


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

2 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



Standard scale images


<i>Mărăşti</i> 1943
Mărăşti 1943


Graphics


<i>Lovkiy</i>
Lovkiy


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.