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KUBANETS gunboats (1887-1889)

Kubanets 1911

Donets 1916

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Кубанец <Kubanets>   ROPiT, Sevastopol 5/1886 10/4/1887 8/1887 captured by Germany 1/5/1918, re-captured 4/1919, captured by Whites 24/6/1919, salvage vessel 8/1920
Терец <Terets>, 12/1922- Знамя Социализма <Znamya Sotsializma>   ROPiT, Sevastopol 5/1886 30/8/1887 11/1887 captured by Germany 1/5/1918, to Whites 5/1919, to Red Navy 12/1920, hulk 1931
Уралец <Uralets>   ROPiT, Sevastopol 5/1886 9/12/1887 4/1888 wrecked 1/12/1913
Запорожец <Zaporozhets>   Nikloayev Admiralty 5/1886 5/6/1887 11/1888 sold 11/1911
Черноморец <Chernomorets>   Nikolayev Admiralty 5/1886 3/9/1887 6/1889 stricken 8/1911
Донец <Donets>   Nikolayev Admiralty 5/1886 1/12/1887 1889 captured by Germany 1/5/1918, to Whites 5/1919, foundered 5/1919, salvaged but never repaired

 

Displacement normal, t

1280

Displacement full, t

1505

Length, m

Kubanets, Terets, Uralets: 67.2

Zaporozhets, Chernomorets, Donets: 64.5

Breadth, m

12.2

Donets: 10.7

Draught, m

3.61 - 3.86 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Kubanets, Terets, Uralets: HC, 6 cylindrical boilers

Zaporozhets, Chernomorets, Donets: HTE, 6 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

1500

Max speed, kts

11 - 14

Fuel, t

coal 250

Endurance, nm(kts) 2100(6)

Armament

2 x 1 - 203/33, 1 x 1 - 152/32 obr. 1877, 6 x 5 - 47/22 Hotchkiss, 2 - 381 TT (aw, beam)

Complement

180

Ship project history: Seaworthy gunboats for service in Black Sea, built on drawings of Mandzhur and Koreets. Differed among themselves by outer view and general arrangement.

Modernizations: 1905, Uralets: - 2 x 1 - 203/33, 1 x 1 - 152/32, 6 x 5 - 47/22; + 2 x 1 - 152/44 Canet, 1 x 1 - 120/43 Canet, 2 x 1 - 75/48 Canet, 4 x 1 - 47/40 Hotchkiss, 2 x 1 - 37/20 Hotchkiss, 1 x 1 - 7.6/94

1911, Kubanets; 1913, Terets: - 2 x 1 - 203/33, 1 x 1 - 152/32, 6 x 5 - 47/22; + 2 x 1 - 152/44 Canet, 1 x 1 - 120/43 Canet, 4 x 1 - 47/40 Hotchkiss, 2 x 1 - 7.6/94

1912, Donets: - 2 x 1 - 203/33, 1 x 1 - 152/32, 6 x 5 - 47/22; + 2 x 1 - 152/44 Canet, 1 x 1 - 120/43 Canet, 2 x 1 - 75/48 Canet, 4 x 1 - 47/40 Hotchkiss, 2 x 1 - 7.6/94

1916, Terets: + 2 x 1 - 75/48 Canet

1921, Terets: - 2 x 1 - 152/42, 1 x 1 - 120/43, 2 x 1 - 75/48, 2 x 1 - 47/40; + 3 x 1 - 130/53, 2 x 1 - 76/28 Lender

Naval service: Uralets 1/12/1913 ran ashore at Sevastopol and was wrecked by a surf. Donets 16/10/1914 was sunk at Odessa by Turkish destroyer. She was salvaged and re-commissioned. In May, 1919 Donets was sunk again at Tendra plait during a storm. In 1921 she was again salvaged and mothballed.

Donets

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