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PELENG-İ DERYA torpedo gunboats (1896)

Peleng-i Derya 1896

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Peleng-i Derya   Germaniawerft, Kiel, Germany 1889 1890 9/1896 sunk 23/5/1915
Nımet   Germaniawerft, Kiel, Germany 1889 30/1/1890 --- suspended 1893
  

Displacement normal, t

755

Displacement full, t

900

Length, m

75.5 oa 72.0 pp

Breadth, m

8.50

Draught, m

2.90

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 4 locomotive boilers

Power, h. p.

4700

Max speed, kts

18

Fuel, t

coal 175

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

2 x 1 - 105/32 SK L/35 C/91, 6 x 1 - 47/37 SK L/40 C/91, 5 x 5 - 37/27 RV L/30, 1 - 356 TT (bow), 2 x 1 - 356 TT

Complement

80

Ship project history: Torpedo gunboats. Nımet was built in section in Kiel, delivered to Istanbul but works were stopped in 1893 and hull was BU in 1909.

Modernizations: 1906: - 2 x 1 - 105/32, 6 x 1 - 47/37; + 2 x 1 - 120/37 SK L/40 C/97, 2 x 1 - 88/27 SK L/30 C/89, 3 x 1 - 7.9/79

1915: - 2 x 1 - 120/37, 2 x 1 - 88/27, 3 x 1 - 7.9/79; + 3 x 1 - 75/37 SK L/40 C/99, 4 x 1 - 47/42 Nordenfelt

Naval service: Peleng-i Derya was torpedoed and sunk 23/5/1915 at shallow water near Istanbul by British submarine E11.

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