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SCHILDKRÖTE torpedo boats (1901 - 1904 / 1940)


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Ships


Names Builders Commissioned Losses Transfers Discarding

NO24 Schildkröte (ex-Kjæk)

NO25 Seestern (ex-Hvas)

(87) NO23 Krokodil (ex-Hauk)

(88) NO26 Qualle (ex-Falk)

Fredrikstad Mekaniske, Norway: Schildkröte, Seestern

Marinens Hovedverft, Horten, Norway: Qualle, Krokodil

1901 // 4.1940: Schildkröte, Seestern

1904 // 4.1940: Qualle, Krokodil

none

Norway, 5.1945: all

none


100 - 1000 t displacement/ BRT tonnage vessels


Names

NO24 Schildkröte (ex-Kjæk)

NO25 Seestern (ex-Hvas)

(87) NO23 Krokodil (ex-Hauk)

(88) NO26 Qualle (ex-Falk)

Builders

Fredrikstad Mekaniske, Norway: Schildkröte, Seestern

Marinens Hovedverft, Horten, Norway: Qualle, Krokodil

Commissioned

1901 // 4.1940: Schildkröte, Seestern

1904 // 4.1940: Qualle, Krokodil

Losses

none

Transfers

Norway, 5.1945: all

Discarding none


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

45

Displacement full, t

64

Length, m

34.5

Breadth, m

4.40

Draught, m

1.60

No of shafts

1

Machinery

2 VTE, 2 water-tube boilers

Power, h. p.

700

Max speed, kts

12

Fuel, t

coal 12

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

2 x 1 - 37/42 Hotchkiss, 1 DCR (4 - 6)

Complement

16 - 18



Standard scale images


<i>nearly sister-ship Dristig</i> 1904
nearly sister-ship Dristig 1904


Graphics


<i> Qualle</i>  
Qualle  


Project history

ex-Norwegian torpedo boats converted to minesweepers in 1920s, used as patrols in German Navy. Kjæk and Falk were captured 14.4.1940, Hvas 12.4.1940 and Hauk 9.4.1940.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

All were transferred to Norway in May, 1945 and broken up.