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IMPERIAL RUSSIAN NAVY (RUSSIA)

TORPEDO SHIPS

No208 torpedo boats (1899 - 1900)

nearly sister-ship Pernov 1892

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
208   Galerny Is, St. Petersburg // Vladivostok Wks 1896 10/11/1897 1899 sunk 17/7/1904
209   Galerny Is, St. Petersburg // Vladivostok Wks 1896 late 1897 1899 stricken 7/1911
210   Galerny Is, St. Petersburg // Vladivostok Wks 1896 31/8/1898 1899 stricken 7/1911
211   Izhora Admiralty Wks, St. Petersburg // Vladivostok Wks 1896 1898 1900 dispatch vessel 7/1911, stricken 1/1915

 

Displacement normal, t

120

Displacement full, t

130

Length, m

42.0

Breadth, m

4.52

Draught, m

2.06 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 2 Du Temple boilers

Power, h. p.

1460

Max speed, kts

18.5

Fuel, t

coal 40

Endurance, nm(kts) 550(10)

Armament

2 x 5 - 37/17 Hotchkiss, 1 - 381 TT (bow), 2 x 1 - 381 TT

Complement

21

Ship project history: Two-funnel boat similar to the French Dragon class. One TT was fixed in the bows, and two were in single training mountings located between the funnels and aft.

Modernizations: 1911, 211: - 2 x 1 - 381 TT; + 2 x 1 - 47/40 Hotchkiss

Naval service: No 208 was mined 13/7/1904 off Skryplev Is near Vladivostok.

Ivan Gogin, 2014