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    Kasumi 1903 Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
暁 [Akatsuki]   1109 Yarrow, Poplar, UK 12.1900 13.2.1901 12.1901 sunk 17.5.1904
霞 [Kasumi]   1110 Yarrow, Poplar, UK 2.1901 23.1.1902 2/1902 stricken 4.1913


Technical data


Displacement normal, t363
Displacement full, t

415

Length, m

67.3 pp 68.5 oa

Breadth, m

6.26

Draught, m

1.70

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 4-cyl VTE, 4 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

6000

Max speed, kts

31

Fuel, t

coal 89

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

1 x 1 - 76/40 Armstrong N, 5 x 1 - 57/40 6pdr Hotchkiss Mk I, 2 x 1 - 450 TT

Complement

60



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<i>Kasumi</i> 1904
Kasumi 1904


Graphics


    <i>Kasumi</i> 1903 <i>Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.</i>
    Kasumi 1903 Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.


Project history

Built in United Kingdom under the 1898 Programme, represented typical British "30kts" destroyers.

Modernizations

1902 - 1903, both: - 1 x 1 - 57/40; + 1 x 1 - 76/40 Armstrong N

Naval service

No significant events.

Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.