Vitiaz-class cruiser

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Rynda
Class overview
Operators:  Imperial Russian Navy
Preceded by: None
Succeeded by: Admiral Kornilov
Built: 1883–1887
In commission: 1886–1914
Completed: 2
Lost: 1
Scrapped: 1
General characteristics
Type: Protected cruiser
Displacement: 3,537 long tons (3,594 t)
Length: 260 ft 6 in (79.4 m)
Beam: 45 ft (13.7 m)
Draft: 19 ft 11 in (6.1 m)
Installed power: approximately 3,000 ihp (2,200 kW)
Propulsion: 1 shaft, 1 Compound steam engine, 10 cylindrical water-tube boilers
Speed: 14 knots (26 km/h; 16 mph)
Complement: 330 officers and crewmen
Armament:
  • 10 × 1 - 6-inch (152 mm)/28 guns
  • 4 × 1 - 3.4-inch (86 mm) guns
  • 8 × 1 - 37-millimeter (1.5 in)/23 guns
  • 3 × 15-inch (381 mm) submerged torpedo tubes
Armor: Deck: 1.5 in (38 mm)

The Vitiaz-class ships were a pair of partially protected cruisers built for the Imperial Russian Navy in the mid-1880s.

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References[edit]

  • Robert Gardiner, ed. (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860-1905. Greenwich: Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0-8317-0302-4. 
  • Watts, Anthony J. (1990). The Imperial Russian Navy. London: Arms and Armour. ISBN 0-85368-912-1.