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SWEDISH NAVY (SWEDEN)

TORPEDO SHIPS

RAGNAR destroyers (1909-1910)

nearly sister-ship Wale 1916

Vidar 1939

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Vidar 4 - 23 Kockums, Malmö 1908 9/6/1909 4/1910 stricken 6/1947
Ragnar 5 - 22 Kockums, Malmö 1907 30/5/1908 1/1909 stricken 6/1947
Sigurd 6 - 21 Lindholmen, Göteborg 1907 19/9/1908 4/1909 stricken 6/1947

 

Displacement standard, t

430

Displacement full, t

460

Length, m

65.8 wl 66.1 oa

Breadth, m

6.30

Draught, m

2.50 mean 2.70 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

4-cyl. VTE, 4 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

7200

Max speed, kn

30

Fuel, t

coal 84

Endurance, nm(kts) 1400(12)

Armament

2 x 1 - 75/49 K/50 M05, 4 x 1 - 57/50 K/55 M89B, 2 x 1 - 450 TT

Complement

54

Ship project history: Project of Wale class destroyers represented almost exact copy of destroyer Magne, built in 1905 by Thornycroft. More strong armament consisted of two 75mm and four 57mm (instead of six 57mm) guns became unique difference from a prototype.

Modernizations: 1916, all: - 4 x 1 - 57/50, 2 x 1 - 450 TT; + 2 x 1 - 75/49 K/50 M05, 2 x 2 - 450 TT.

1940, all: - 1 x 1 - 75/49; + 2 x 1 - 25/55 K/58 M32, 1 x 2 - 8/76, 2 DCR

Naval service: No significant events.

Sigurd 1914

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