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TORPEDO SHIPS

PLEJAD 1st class torpedo boats (1905-1910)

Plejad 1910

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Plejad, 1926- Vedettbåt n:r 38 V38 Normand, Le Havre, France 1905 19/6/1905 1905 stricken 1930
Iris, 1928- Vedettbåt n:r 39 V39 Götaverken, Göteborg 1907 31/10/1908 1908 stricken 6/1947
Thetis, 1928- Vedettbåt n:r 40 V40 Götaverken, Göteborg 1907 19/9/1908 1908 stricken 6/1947
Spica, 1928- Vedettbåt n:r 41 V41 Finnboda, Bergsund, Stockholm 1907 22/10/1908 1908 stricken 6/1947
Astrea, 1928- Vedettbåt n:r 42 V42 Götaverken, Göteborg 1907 1/10/1908 1908 stricken 6/1947
Antares, 1928- Vedettbåt n:r 43 V43 Götaverken, Göteborg 1908 11/6/1909 1909 stricken 6/1947
Arcturus, 1928- Vedettbåt n:r 44 V44 Götaverken, Göteborg 1908 26/7/1909 1909 stricken 10/1940
Altair, 1928- Vedettbåt n:r 45 V45 Finnboda, Bergsund, Stockholm 1908 5/6/1909 1909 stricken 6/1947
Argo, 1928- Vedettbåt n:r 46 V46 Finnboda, Bergsund, Stockholm 1908 19/9/1909 1909 stricken 10/1940
Polaris, 1928- Vedettbåt n:r 47 V47 Finnboda, Bergsund, Stockholm 1908 1/12/1909 1909 stricken 6/1947
Perseus, 1928- Vedettbåt n:r 48 V48 Finnboda, Bergsund, Stockholm 1909 6/4/1910 1910 stricken 6/1947
Regulus, 1928- Vedettbåt n:r 49 V49 Finnboda, Bergsund, Stockholm 1909 20/5/1910 1910 stricken 1944
Rigel, 1928- Vedettbåt n:r 50 V50 Finnboda, Bergsund, Stockholm 1909 10/6/1910 1910 stricken 1944
Castor, 1928- Vedettbåt n:r 51 V51 Örlogsvarvet Karlskrona 1908 24/4/1909 1909 stricken 10/1940
Pollux, 1928- Vedettbåt n:r 52 V52 Örlogsvarvet Karlskrona 1908 3/5/1909 1909 stricken 10/1940
Vega, 1928- Vedettbåt n:r 53 V53 Örlogsvarvet Karlskrona 1909 17/11/1910 1910 stricken 12/1941
Vesta, 1928- Vedettbåt n:r 54 V54 Örlogsvarvet Karlskrona 1909 24/11/1910 1910 stricken 12/1941

 

Displacement normal, t

97

Displacement full, t

106

Length, m

40.2

Breadth, m

4.40

Draught, m

2.60

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 2 Normand boilers

Power, h. p.

2000

Max speed, kn

26

Fuel, t

coal 20

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

2 x 1 - 37/37 K/39 M98, 1 - 450 TT (bow), 1 x 1 - 450 TT

Complement

25

Ship project history: 1st class torpedo boats of Normand design, all were re-rated as patrol boats in 1926-1928.

Modernizations: 1926, Plejad; 1928, others: - 2 x 1 - 37/37, 1 - 450 TT, 1 x 1 - 450 TT; + 2 x 1 - 57/50 K/55 M89B, sweeps

Naval service: no significant events.

V47 1940s

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