Russian monitor Uragan

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Koldun1863-1918.jpg
Sister ship Koldun, in the late 1870s or early 1880s
History
Russian Empire
Name: Uragan (Ураган)
Namesake: Hurricane
Ordered: 23 March 1863[Note 1]
Builder: New Admiralty Shipyard, Saint Petersburg
Cost: 1,105,800 rubles
Laid down: 1 December 1863
Launched: 27 May 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 coal barge, 1903, and scrapped around 1918
General characteristics
Class and 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: 6.5 knots (12.0 km/h; 7.5 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:

Uragan (Russian: Ураган) was an Uragan-class monitor built for the Imperial Russian Navy in the mid-1860s.

Notes[edit]

  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.