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IMPERIAL RUSSIAN NAVY / SOVIET NAVY (RUSSIA / USSR)

MINE WARFARE SHIPS

AMUR minelayers (1909)

 

Amur 1914

 

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
<Amur>   Baltic Wks, St. Petersburg 7/1906 29/6/1907 10/1909 depot ship 5/1938
<Enisey>   Baltic Wks, St. Petersburg 6/1905 18/7/1906 11/1909 sunk 4/6/1915

 

 

Displacement normal, t

2926

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

91.4 wl 98.9 oa

Breadth, m

14.0

Draught, m

4.40

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 12 Belleville boilers

Power, h. p.

5000

Max speed, kts

16

Fuel, t

coal 650

Endurance, nm(kts) 3200(10)

Armament

5 x 1 - 120/43 Canet, 2 x 1 - 75/48 Canet, 8 x 1 - 7.6/94, 320 mines

Complement 312

Ship project history: Built under the project of the same name ships lost at Port Arthur in 1904, differed by only strengthened armament.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Yenisey was torpedoed 4/6/1915 by German submarine U26 in 10nm off Odensholm (Baltic). Amur after Civil war was used as hulk and training vessel; she was scuttled at Tallinn in 1941.

Ivan Gogin, 2009-14