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Valkyrien

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Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Valkyrien     Orlogsværftet, København 27.10.1886 8.9.1888 1890 stricken 10.1923


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

2972

Displacement full, t

3020

Length, m

81.3 pp 85.8 oa

Breadth, m

13.2

Draught, m

5.54 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 6 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

5200

Max speed, kts

17

Fuel, t

coal 488

Endurance, nm(kts)3900(10)
Armour, mm

steel; deck: 65

Armament

2 x 1 - 209/32 RK L/35 C/86, 6 x 1 - 149/32 L/35 C/88, 4 x 1 - 57/40 M.1885, 8 x 5 - 37/17 M.1885, 5 - 381 TT (2 bow, 2 beam, 1 stern)

Complement

282



Standard scale images


Valkyrien 1900
Valkyrien 1900


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Valkyrien
Valkyrien


Project history

Unique real cruiser of Danish Navy. To the First World War she has become outdated.

Ship protection

Guns were protected by shields. There was armoured main 65mm deck.

Modernizations

1915: - 2 x 1 - 209/32, 6 x 1 - 149/32, 2 x 1 - 57/40, 6 x 5 - 37/17, 2 - 381 TT (beam); + 2 x 1 - 149/49 L/50 M.06, 6 x 1 - 75/52 L/55 KM.12

Naval service

Valkiryen was used as training ship in last service years.