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OTTOMAN / TURKISH NAVY (OTTOMAN EMPIRE / TURKEY)

TORPEDO SHIPS

ANTALYA torpedo boats (1906-1907)

Kütahya 1906

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Antalya   Ansaldo, Sestri Ponente, Italy 4/1904 1904 12/1906 scuttled 5/11/1911
Urfa   Ansaldo, Sestri Ponente, Italy 4/1904 1904 12/1906 foundered 11/12/1908
Ankara   Ansaldo, Sestri Ponente, Italy 4/1904 1904 12/1906 sunk 24/2/1912
Tokad   Ansaldo, Sestri Ponente, Italy 4/1904 1904 12/1906 scuttled 5/11/1911
Draç   Ansaldo, Sestri Ponente, Italy 4/1904 1904 1/1907 decommissioned 1924, barge 1926
Kütahya   Ansaldo, Sestri Ponente, Italy 4/1904 1904 1/1907 sunk 14/9/1916
Musul   Ansaldo, Sestri Ponente, Italy 4/1904 1904 1/1907 decommissioned 1929, BU 1936
  

Displacement normal, t

165

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

51.0

Breadth, m

5.70

Draught, m

1.40

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 2 water-tube boilers

Power, h. p.

2700

Max speed, kts

26

Fuel, t

coal 60

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

2 x 1 - 37/20 Hotchkiss, 2 x 1 - 450 TT (4)

Complement

30

Ship project history: Usual torpedo boats of Ansaldo / Armstrong design.

Modernizations: 1915, Draç, Kütahya: - 1 x 1 - 450 TT; + 1 x 1 - 57/42 SK L/45 C/99

1915, Musul: + 1 x 1 - 47/42 SK L/45 C/99

1919, Draç: - 1 x 1 - 57/42, 1 x 1 - 450 TT

Naval service: Antalia and Tokad were scuttled 5/11/1911 by crews at Preveze, in 1912 they were salvaged by Greeks and commissioned by them as Nikopolis and Totoi. Ankara was sunk by Italian ships at Beirut 24/2/1912. Urfa foundered 11/12/1908 during a storm off Selanik. Kütahya was lost 14/9/1916 in Black sea N of Karaburnu on Russian mine, survived ships were broken up only in 1935-1936.

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