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IMPERIAL RUSSIAN NAVY (RUSSIA)

OTHER FIGHTING SHIPS

DOZHD` gunboats (1880 - 1881)

Vikhr' 1880

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
<Dozhd'>     Galerny Is, St. Petersburg 9/1878 21/10/1879 1880 lightvessel 8/1907
<Vikhr'>, 5/1908- <Tral>     New Admiralty, St. Petersburg 10/1878 6/11/1879 1880 harbour vessel 5/1908
<Grad>     Crichton, Abo 5/1879 11/9/1880 summer 1881 hulk 10/1904
<Sneg>     Crichton, Abo 5/1879 11/9/1880 summer 1881 stricken 4/1902

 

Displacement normal, t

Dozhd', Grad, Sneg: 402

Vikhr': 390

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

33.5 wl

Breadth, m

Dozhd', Grad, Sneg: 10.5

Vikhr': 11.6

Draught, m

Dozhd', Grad, Sneg: 2.20

Vikhr': 2.13

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 HC, 2 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

Dozhd', Grad, Sneg: 300

Vikhr': 445

Max speed, kts

Dozhd', Grad, Sneg: 9

Vikhr': 9.3

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)

Dozhd', Grad, Sneg: 800(6.5)

Vikhr': 700(6.5)

Armament

Dozhd', Vikhr', Sneg: 1 x 1 - 279/17 obr. 1867

Grad: 1 x 1 - 279/18 obr. 1877

Complement

54

Ship project history: Composite-hulled, with the 279mm mounted as a pivot gun on a descending platform.

Modernizations: 1890s, Dozhd': - 1 x 1 - 279/17; + 6 x 1 - 37/20 Hotchkiss

1890s, Vikhr', Grad, Sneg: + 2 x 1 - 37/20 Hotchkiss

Naval service: No significant events.

Dozhd'

Ivan Gogin, 2014