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YORSH gunboat (1875)

Yorsh 1875

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
<Yorsh>     New Admiralty, St. Petersburg 10/1873 17/8/1874 1875 stricken 8/1907

 

Displacement normal, t

321

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

29.6 wl 30.1 oa

Breadth, m

8.69

Draught, m

2.23 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 HC, 2 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

240

Max speed, kts

8

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

1 x 1 - 279/17 obr. 1867

Complement

44

Ship project history: Composite-hulled, with the 279mm mounted as a pivot gun on a descending platform and training 12 each side of the keel line by means of a steam capstan.

Modernizations: 1879: + 2 x 1 - 44/41 Ängström

1900: armament consisted of 4 x 1 - 87/21 4pdr obr. 1877

Naval service: No significant events.

Yorsh

Ivan Gogin, 2014