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IZMAIL river monitor (1915/1944)

Izmail 1944

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Измаил <Izmail> (ex-Bucovina, ex-Soča, ex-Sava)   534 Austria-Werft, Linz, Austria-Hungary 1914 31/5/1915 9/1915 // 11/1944 to Romania 7/1951 (M205)

  

Displacement standard, t

550

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

62.2

Breadth, m

10.5

Draught, m

1.70

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 2 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

1600

Max speed, kts

12

Fuel, t

oil 62

Endurance, nm(kts) 700(9)
Armour, mm belt: 40, deck: 60, turrets: 50, CT: 50

Armament

2 x 2 - 120/44 Škoda, 5 x 1 - 37/63 70K, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk IV, 4 x 1 - 12.7/79

Complement

125

Ship project history: Former Romanian monitors, captured by Soviet troops on Danube 6-29/8/1944 and 10/11/1944 commissioned by Danube Flotilla.

Ship protection: No additional comments.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: 28/2/1948 all were laid up and 3/7/1951 returned to Romania.

Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.

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