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S84 and S86 1913

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
S82, 9.1914- T82   599 Schichau, Elbing 1897 15.4.1897 10/1897 minesweeper 1914, discarded 1.1921
S83, 9.1914- T83   600 Schichau, Elbing 1897 26.6.1897 11/1897 minesweeper 1914, discarded 1.1921
S84, 9.1914- T84   601 Schichau, Elbing 1897 29.7.1897 12/1897 minesweeper 1914, discarded 1.1921
S85, 9.1914- T85   602 Schichau, Elbing 1897 9.9.1897 3/1898 minesweeper 1914, discarded 3.1921
S86, 9.1914- T86   603 Schichau, Elbing 1897 8.11.1897 3/1898 minesweeper 1914, discarded 3.1921
S87, 9.1914- T87   604 Schichau, Elbing 1897 10.12.1897 4/1898 minesweeper 1914, discarded 1.1921


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

142

Displacement full, t170
Length, m

48.2

Breadth, m

5.10

Draught, m

2.57 deep load

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE, 2 Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

2146

Max speed, kts

25.3

Fuel, t

coal 37

Endurance, nm(kts)1460(12)
Armament

1 x 1 - 50/37 SK L/40 C/92, 1 - 450 TT (bow), 2 x 1 - 450 TT

Complement

28 - 29



Standard scale images


<i>S82 </i>1900
S82 1900


Graphics


<i>S84 </i>and <i>S86 </i>1913
S84 and S86 1913


Project history

These vessels continued the same process of steady improvement of the basic design begun by their predecessors.

Modernizations

1909, all: were reboilered with 2 Marine boilers

1914, all: - 1 - 450 TT, 2 x 1 - 450 TT; + mechanical minesweeping gear

Naval service

Most were rebuilt and reboilered in the opening years of the new century. In September 1914 all were redesignated with the letter T beginning their numbers, and were used during the war as minesweepers and as tenders to instructional vessels.