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Turkish Navy destroyer TCG Kocatepe
|Builders:||Ansaldo, Genoa, Italy|
|Succeeded by:||Tinaztepe class destroyer|
|Displacement:||1270 tonnes standard, 1676 tonnes full load|
|Propulsion:||2 shaft Parsons geared steam turbines, 3 Thornycroft type boilers, 40,000 hp (30,000 kW)|
|Speed:||36 knots (67 km/h)|
|Range:||3,500 nmi at 15 knots (28 km/h)|
|Armament:||4 - 120mm guns (4x1)
3 - 40mm AA guns
6 - 533mm torpedo tubes (2x3)
These ships were the first part of the re-armament program for the Turkish Navy which began after the end of the after the end of the Greco-Turkish War and the establishment of the Republic of Turkey.
The Adatepe class were based on contemporary Italian Folgore class destroyers but had guns mounted in single mountings rather than twin turrets of the Italian ships. The hulls were lengthened to accommodate this change and the ships had two funnels rather than the single funnel used by the Italian ships.
|Kocatepe||Ansaldo, Sestri Ponente||7 February 1931||18 October 1931||February 1954|
|Adatepe||Ansaldo, Sestri Ponente||19 March 1931||18 October 1931||February 1954|
- Robert Gardiner, Conway's All The World's Fighting Ships, 1922-1946, Naval Institute Press, 1980, p. 407.