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SWEDISH NAVY (SWEDEN)

OTHER FIGHTING SHIPS

BERSERK small monitors (1873-1875)

similar Sköld 1871

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Ulf   Motala, Norrköping   1873 1873 stricken 1919
Björn   Motala, Norrköping   1874 1874 stricken 1922
Berserk   Motala, Norrköping   1874 1874 stricken 1919
Sölve   Motala, Norrköping   1875 5/1875 stricken 1919
Folke   Motala, Norrköping   1875 1875 stricken 1919

 

Displacement normal, t

453

Displacement full, t

460

Length, m

32.3 pp 39.8 oa

Breadth, m

6.80 wl 8.02 max

Draught, m

2.52 normal 2.70 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

HC, boilers

Power, h. p.

155

Max speed, kn

8

Fuel, t

coal 19

Endurance, nm(kts)  
Armour, mm iron; belt: 76-64, turret: 418-356

Armament

1 x 1 - 240/18 K/21 M69

Complement

42

Ship project history: Monitors for the outer defence of the archipelagos, differed from Gerda class only in details. Ulf had her single gun on the aft deck to support possible retreat of squadron.

Modernizations: 1887, all: + 2 x 1 - 25/32 K/35 M77

1896-1909, all: CT with 254mm sides was added; - 1 x 1 - 240/18, 2 x 1 - 25/32; + 1 x 1 - 120/44 K/45 M94, 2 x 1 - 57/50 K/55 M89

Naval service: no significant events.

Ulf 1914

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