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HİZBER river monitors (1876)

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Hizber   Tersane-i Amire, Istanbul 1872 9/1873 1876 stricken 1909
Seyfı   Tersane-i Amire, Istanbul 1872 9/1873 1876 sunk 26/5/1877
  

Displacement normal, t

404

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

43.9 pp

Breadth, m

9.40

Draught, m

1.60

No of shafts

1

Machinery

2-cyl HSE, 1 rectangular boiler

Power, h. p.

400

Max speed, kts

8

Fuel, t

coal 18

Endurance, nm(kts)  
Armour, mm iron; belt: 76, ends: 51, battery: 76, CT: 13

Armament

2 x 1 - 120/22 RK L/25 C/78

Complement

51

Ship project history: Small armoured ships built for Danube service. Iron-hulles central battery gunboats.

Ship protection: Machinery was protected by 76mm belt, ship ends had 51mm protection. Battery had 76mm sides.

Modernizations: 1886, Hizber: + 2 x 1 - 87/22 RK L/24 C/82, 2 x 1 - 25/42 Nordenfelt

Naval service: Seyfı was sunk by Russian torpedo cutter near Macin 26/5/1877.

Hizber 1876

 

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