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KERCH' river monitor (1915/1944)

Kerch` 1944

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
<Kerch'> (ex-Basarabia, ex-Marx, ex-Usvidek, ex-Inn)   1200 Hanz & Danubius, Ujpest, Austria-Hungary 11/1913 25/2/1915 4/1915 // 11/1944 to Romania 7/1951 (M206)

  

Displacement standard, t

541

Displacement full, t

770

Length, m

62.0

Breadth, m

10.5

Draught, m

1.80

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 2 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

1600

Max speed, kts

12.2

Fuel, t

oil 60

Endurance, nm(kts) 700(9)
Armour, mm belt: 40, deck: 35, turrets: 50, CT: 40

Armament

2 x 2 - 120/50 Škoda-Bofors Mk 4, 5 x 1 - 37/63 70K, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk IV, 4 x 1 - 12.7/79

Complement

133

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.

Kerch'

Ivan Gogin, 2009-14