Russian monitor Strelets

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Strelets after the late 1870s
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Name: Strelets (Стрелец)
Namesake: Strelets
Ordered: 23 March 1863[Note 1]
Builder: Galernyi Island Shipyard, Saint Petersburg
Cost: 1,141,800 rubles
Laid down: 1 December 1863
Launched: 2 June 1864
In service: 1865
Out of service: 6 July 1900
Reclassified: As coastal defense ship, 13 February 1892
Struck: 17 August 1900
Fate: Converted into a floating workshop, 1901, and scrapped after 1955
General characteristics
Class & type: Uragan-class monitor
Displacement: 1,500–1,600 long tons (1,524–1,626 t)
Length: 201 ft (61.3 m)
Beam: 46 ft (14.0 m)
Draft: 10.16–10.84 ft (3.1–3.3 m)
Installed power: 340–500 ihp (254–373 kW)
2 rectangular Morton boilers
Propulsion: 1 shaft, 1 × 2-cylinder horizontal direct-acting steam engine
Speed: 6 knots (11 km/h; 6.9 mph)
Range: 1,440 nmi (2,670 km; 1,660 mi) at 6 knots (11 km/h; 6.9 mph)
Complement: 96–110
Armament: 1865: 2 × 9 in (229 mm) smoothbore guns
1868: 2 × 15 in (381 mm) smoothbore Rodman guns
1873: 2 × 9 in (229 mm) rifled guns
Armor: Hull: 5 in (127 mm)
Gun turret: 11 in (279 mm)
Funnel base: 6 in (152 mm)
Conning tower: 8 in (203 mm)

Strelets (Russian: Стрелец) was a Uragan-class monitor built for the Imperial Russian Navy in the mid-1860s.

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  1. ^ All dates used in this article are New Style.

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References[edit]

  • Chesneau, Roger; Kolesnik, Eugene M., eds. (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860-1905. Greenwich, UK: Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0-8317-0302-4. 
  • McLaughlin, Stephen (2012). "Russia's American Monitors: The Uragan Class". In John Jordan. Warship 2012. London: Conway. pp. 98–112. ISBN 978-1-84486-156-9.