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NOVIK destroyer (1913)

Novik 1914

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Новик <Novik>, 7/1926- Яков Свердлов <Yakov Sverdlov>   Putilov, St. Petersburg 8/1910 4/7/1911 9/1913 sunk 28/8/1941

 

Displacement normal, t

1280

Displacement full, t

1595

Length, m

102.4

Breadth, m

9.53

Draught, m

3.53

No of shafts

3

Machinery

AEG steam turbines, 6 Vulkan boilers

Power, h. p.

35100

Max speed, kts

36

Fuel, t

oil 418

Endurance, nm(kts) 1800(16)

Armament

4 x 1 - 102/60, 4 x 1 - 7.6/94, 4 x 2 - 450 TT, 80 mines

Complement

113

Ship project history: Large batch of turbine-driven of Imperial  Russian Navy. Built in several series with foreign technical help and possessed a number inter-subclass differences. Common for all ships were artillery (102mm/60 guns), powerful torpedo side salvo (from 8 to 12 450mm torpedoes in twin-and triple mounts) and, except for a lead ship, twin-shaft turbine machinery and a three-funnel outline profile.
   Novik was built under the project of Putilov plant and was equipped with triple-shaft Curtis-AEG-Vulkan and 6 Vulkan boilers. At the moment of commission she was one of the largest (1260t), well armed (4 102mm guns and 4 twin 450mm TTs) and fastest ships of this type in the world. On trials she shown average 36.3kts speed (maximum 37.3kts) at 41910hp.
    In 1920s-1930s ship passed modernization and was converted to division leader.

Modernizations: 1929: - 4 x 1 - 7.6/94, 4 x 2 - 450 TT; + 1 x 1 - 76/28 8K, 3 x 3 - 450 TT, 2 DCR (8), mine stowage decreased to 58

1940: + 4 x 1 - 12.7/79

Naval service: Yakov Sverdlov was lost 28/8/1941 on German mine en route from Tallin to Kronshtadt.

Novik 1913

Novik 1913

Yakov Sverdlov

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