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MORAVA river monitor (1892/1918)

Morava 1918

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Морава <Morava> (ex-Körös)   Danubius, Budapest, Austria-Hungary 1880 1892 1892 // 12/1918 scuttled 12/4/1941

 

Displacement normal, t

448

Displacement full, t

?

Length, m

54.0

Breadth, m

9.00

Draught, m

1.20

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 2 boilers

Power, h. p.

1200

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts) 400(7)

Armour, mm

belt: 50, deck: 19, CT: 75

Armament

2 x 1 - 120/31 G. L/35 C.87, 2 x 1 - 66/37 SFK L/42 (Skoda), 4 x 1 - 8.3/66

Complement

84

Ship project history: Former Austro-Hungarian Körös. 31/12/1918 she was interned and entered Yugoslavian Danube flotilla. 15/4/1920 by results of division of Austro-Hungarian fleet she was officially transferred to Yugoslavia and renamed Morava.

Ship protection: Machinery had 50mm vertical and 19mm horizontal protection.

Modernizations: 1924: - 1 x 1 - 66/37; + 1 x 1 - 15/80.

Naval service: On the night 12/4/1941 Morava was scuttled on river Sava. In 1941 she was salvaged by German wreckers, repaired and entered Croatian Danube flotilla as Bosna. Bosna was lost in June, 1944 on river Una at Bosanski-Novi on a mine.

Morava 1924

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