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Hizber 1876  

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Hizber     Tersane-i Amire, Istanbul 1872 9/1873 1876 stricken 1909
Seyfı     Tersane-i Amire, Istanbul 1872 9/1873 1876 sunk 26.5.1877


Technical data


Displacement normal, t404
Displacement full, t 
Length, m43.9 pp
Breadth, m9.40
Draught, m1.60
No of shafts1
Machinery1 2-cyl HSE, 1 rectangular boiler
Power, h. p.400
Max speed, kts8
Fuel, t

coal 18

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armour, mmiron; belt: 76, ends: 51, battery: 76, CT: 13
Armament2 x 1 - 120/22 RK L/25 C/78
Complement51


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Hizber 1876  
Hizber 1876  


Project history

Small armoured ships built for Danube service. Iron-hulles central battery gunboats.

Ship protection

Machinery was protected by 76mm belt, ship ends had 51mm protection. Battery had 76mm sides.

Modernizations

1886, Hizber: + 2 x 1 - 87/22 RK L/24 C/82, 2 x 1 - 25/42 Nordenfelt

Naval service

Seyfı was sunk by Russian torpedo cutter near Macin 26.5.1877.