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NO1 motor launches (1911-1914)

No1 1911

Names

No1 - 13; No14, 1932- Mülazim Hayati; No15 - 24

Builders

Thornycroft, Woolston, UK: No1 - 24

Commissioned

1911: No1, 2, 4 - 10

1914: No11 - 23

Losses

never completed: No3, 24

No1 (7/11/1914), No2 (9/11/1914), No4 (2/10/1911), No5 (5/7/1915), No6 (19/11/1914), No8 (24/7/1915), No9 (20/10/1912), No10 (20/10/1912), No12 (21/12/1916), No16 (21/12/1916)

Transfers

None

Discarding

1917: No7

1919: No19

1927: No13

1932: No17

1934: No20, 22, 23

1939: No11, 15

1941: No21

1943: No18

1949: Mülazim Hayati

  

Displacement normal, t

12

Displacement full, t

20

Length, m

18.3 pp

Breadth, m

3.30

Draught, m

1.60

No of shafts

1

Machinery

2 Thornycroft paraffin  engines

Power, h. p.

70

Max speed, kts

11.9

Fuel, t

paraffin 1.9

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

(1 -2) x 1 - 37/37 Vickers-Maxim

Complement

6

Ship project history: Officially rated as motor gunboats and intended for customs and police services. To the Second World War beginning they had strongly worn engines. In total 24 boats were ordered, 22 were completed.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

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