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Fidonisy-class destroyer

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Class overview
Operators:  Russian Navy
 Soviet Navy
 Bulgarian Navy
Preceded by: Derzky-class destroyer
In commission: 1916–1956
Completed: 8
Lost: 7
Retired: 1
General characteristics
Type: Destroyer
Displacement: 1,326 long tons (1,347 t) standard
1,700 long tons (1,700 t) full load
Length: 102 m (334 ft 8 in)
Beam: 9.5 m (31 ft 2 in)
Draught: 3.0 m (9 ft 10 in)
Propulsion: 2 shaft Parsons type turbines
5 boilers
32,500 hp
Speed: 33 knots (38 mph; 61 km/h)
Range: 1,800 nmi (3,330 km) at 20 knots (37 km/h)
Complement: 168
Armament: • 4 × 4 in (100 mm) guns
• 1 × 40 mm AA gun
• 4 × machine guns
• 12 × 18-inch (457 mm) torpedo tubes, (4×3)
• 80 mines

The Fidonisy- or Kerch-class were a group of destroyers built for the Black Sea Fleet of the Imperial Russian Navy. They were a slightly enlarged version of the Derzky-class destroyer, with an extra 4-inch (102 mm) gun and more torpedo tubes. These ships fought in World War I, The Russian Civil war and World War II.

Ships

All ships were built by Rossud shipbuilding Nikolayev, and were originally named after battles in wars between Russia and Ottoman Turkey

Ship Launched Fate
Fidonisi 31 May 1916 Scuttled 16 June 1918
Gadzhibei 27 August 1916 Scuttled 16 June 1918
Kaliakria - renamed Dzerzhinski 27 August 1916 Scuttled in 1918, raised and repaired by the Soviet Navy 1925, Sunk 13 May 1942
Kerch 31 May 1916 Scuttled 16 June 1918
Korfu - renamed Zhelezniakov 1924 Broken up 1956
Levkas - renamed Shaumyan 1924 lent to the Bulgarian Navy after World war II, Broken up 1950s
Tserigo 1917 Interned in Bizerte with Wrangel's fleet and scrapped 1924
Zante renamed Nyezamozhnik 1917 Sunk 10 April 1942

See also

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References

  • Conway's All the world's Fighting Ships 1906-1922
  • M.J Whitley, Destroyers of World War 2, 1988 Cassell Publishing ISBN 1-85409-521-8
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