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PISHCHAL` gunboats (1872)

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Пищаль <Pishchal'>     Votkinsk Yard 8/1865 14/6/1866 1872 stricken 6/1900
Секира <Sekira>     Votkinsk Yard 8/1865 14/6/1866 1872 stricken 11/1899

 

Displacement normal, t

Pishchal': 346

Sekira: 328

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

37.0 pp 40.8 oa

Breadth, m

7.67

Draught, m

2.18 max

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 HDA, 1 boiler

Power, h. p.

Pishchal': 172

Sekira: 121

Max speed, kts

6.5 - 8

Fuel, t

oil

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

1 x 1 - 196/12 SBML, 4 x 1 - 87/17 4pdr obr. 1867

Complement

48

Ship project history: Iron-hulled gunboats for service in the Caspian Sea where oil fuel was available.

Modernizations: 1872, both: - 4 x 1 - 87/17; + 2 x 1 - 149/22 Krupp; re-engined also

1873, both: were armed with 1 x 1 - 152/23 obr. 1867, 2 x 1 - 107/17 9pdr obr. 1867, 2 x 1 - 87/17 4pdr obr. 1867

1878, both: - 2 x 1 - 107/17

1890, Sekira: - 2 x 1 - 87/17

1898, Pishchal': - 1 x 1 - 152/23; + 4 x 1 - 87/17 4pdr obr. 1867

1898, Sekira: - 1 x 1 - 152/23; + 1 x 1 - 87/21 4pdr obr. 1877

Naval service: No significant events.

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