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SWEDISH NAVY (SWEDEN)

TORPEDO SHIPS

ÖRNEN torpedo cruisers (1897-1900)

Psilander 1900

Jacob Bagge 1940

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Örnen   Lindholmen, Göteborg 1895 6/8/1896 5/1897 stricken 6/1947
Claes Horn   Bergsund Mekaniska Verkstads 1896 9/2/1898 8/1898 stricken 12/1923
Jacob Bagge   Kockums, Malmö 1896 30/4/1898 11/1898 stricken 6/1947
Psilander   Bergsund Mekaniska Verkstads 1898 25/11/1899 7/1900 stricken 7/1937
Claes Uggla   Bergsund Mekaniska Verkstads 1898 9/12/1899 11/1900 wrecked 22/6/1917

Displacement normal, t

Örnen: 844

Claes Horn: 846

Jacob Bagge: 835

Psilander: 814

Claes Uggla: 800

Displacement full, t

?

Length, m

67.7 oa

Psilander, Claes Uggla: 70.7 oa

Breadth, m

8.20

Psilander, Claes Uggla: 8.30

Draught, m

3.07 max

Psilander, Claes Uggla: 3.00

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 8 boilers

Power, h. p.

4000

Psilander, Claes Uggla: 4500

Max speed, kn

20

Fuel, t

coal 105

Endurance, nm(kts) 1200(12)

Armour, mm

deck: 19-12

Armament

2 x 1 - 120/43 K/45 M94, 4 x 1 - 57/50 K/55 M89B, 1 - 380 TT (bow)

Complement

113

Ship project history: Fast gunboats armed with submerged bow TT. Ships of the class outwardly a little differed each from other.

Protection:  Armour protection semblance consisted of a turtleback deck in the thickness 12-19mm.

Modernizations: 1925, Jacob Bagge: + seaplane

1935, Jacob Bagge: - seaplane

1942, both survived: - 4 x 1 - 57/50; + 2 x 2 - 25/55 K/58 M32

1945, Jacob Bagge: was armed with 1 x 1 - 20/63 K/66 M40 only.

Naval service: Örnen from 1920 used as TS, depot ship and later as cadet ship. Jacob Bagge served in 1925-1935 as seaplane tender and as cadet TS from 1936. Claes Uggla ran aground in the bay of Bothnia 22/6/1917 and sank 30/8/1917. Psilander served as TS from 1928.

Örnen 1907

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