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PERSEPOLIS gunvessel (1885)


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Persepolis

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Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
تخت جمشید [Persepolis]

 

 

Weser, Bremen, Germany

 

1885

1885

BU 1936



Technical data


Displacement normal, t

1200

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

63.1

Breadth, m

9.98

Draught, m

5.94

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE

Power, h. p.

450

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

4 x 1 - 66/26 G. L/26

Complement 


Standard scale images


<i>Persepolis </i>1918
Persepolis 1918


Graphics


<i>Persepolis</i>
Persepolis


Project history

Officially was rated as cruiser.

Modernizations

to 1906: - 4 x 1 - 66/26; + 1 x 1 - 102/27 BL MK II/III/V/VI, 1 x 1 - 95/19 30pdr BL, 2 x 1 - 37/40 QF

Naval service

Ship spent most of her time at moorings, outwardly smart but rarely serviceable. Since 1925 she was laid up.