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TORPEDO SHIPS

SOKOL torpedo boat (1895)

Sokol 1895

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Сокол <Sokol>, 3/1902- Прыткий <Prytkiy>   Yarrow, Scotstoun, UK 11/1894 22/8/1895 10/1895 dispatch vessel 5/1915, torpedo boat 8/1918, stricken 8/1922

 

Displacement normal, t

220

Displacement full, t

240

Length, m

57.9

Breadth, m

5.64

Draught, m

2.29

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 8 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

3800

Max speed, kts

29

Fuel, t

coal 53

Endurance, nm(kts) 750(15)

Armament

1 x 1 - 75/48 Canet, 3 x 1 - 47/40 Hotchkiss, 2 x 1 - 381 TT

Complement

54

Ship project history: First torpedo boat destroyer of the Imperial Russian Navy. Rated as torpedo boat. Design of Yarrow. One of the world`s fastest early destroyers, reached at trials 30.2kts at 4500hp.

Modernizations: 1910: - 3 x 1 - 47/40, 2 x 1 - 381 TT; + 1 x 1 - 75/48 Canet, 2 x 1 - 7.6/94, 2 x 1 - 450 TT, 10 mines

5/1915: - 2 x 1 - 450 TT

1916: + sweeps

8/1918: + 2 x 1 - 450 TT

Naval service: No significant events.

Sokol 1895

Prytkiy 1914

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