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KASTAMONU gunboats (1905)

Kastamonu 1905

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Kastamonu   Sachsenberg, Rosslau, Germany 10/1904 4/1905 7/1905 sunk 7/1/1912
Yozgat   Sachsenberg, Rosslau, Germany 10/1904 4/1905 10/1905 sunk 10/12/1915
  

Displacement normal, t

240

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

42.2 oa 40.4 pp

Breadth, m

5.80

Draught, m

1.80

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 1 cylindrical boiler

Power, h. p.

460

Max speed, kts

12

Fuel, t

coal 40

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

2 x 1 - 47/42 SK L/45 C/99

Complement

12

Ship project history: Small craft built in 1906 for customs' survey duties and the suppression of smuggling in the Red Sea.

Modernizations: 1910, Kastamonu: - 2 x 1 - 47/42; + 1 x 1 - 75/37 SK L/40 C/91

1910, Yozgat: - 2 x 1 - 47/42; + 1 x 1 - 75/37 SK L/40 C/91, 1 x 1 - 37/42 SK L/45 C/99

1914, Yozgat: - 1 x 1 - 75/37, 1 x 1 - 37/42; + 2 x 1 - 57/42 SK L/45 C/99, 2 x 1 - 47/42 SK L/45 C/99

Naval service: Kastamonu was sunk 7/1/1912 in the Red Sea action at Konfida by Italian cruiser Piemonte and destroyer Artigliere. Yozgat was sunk 10/12/1915 off the Kirpen Islands by Russian destroyers.

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