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TORDENSKJOLD

 

Nationality:

Denmark

Type: Torpedo ram / Coastal battleship
Class: only ship in class
Builder: Copenhagen
Launched: September, 1880
Displacement: 2,534 tons

Dimensions: (in feet and inches)

222' 3" x 43' 5" x 15' 9"
Armor:
PLACEMENT THICKNESS
Deck (flat): 1.5"
Deck (slopes): 3.8"
Barbette: 8"
Machinery: unknown; 2,600ihp.  Coal:  170 tons.
Speed: 12.75 knots
Armament:
NUMBER SIZE MOUNTS
1 14" / 25 cal. 1x1
4 4.7" / 25 cal. 4x1
1 15" TT
3 14" TT
Compliment: 206

 

 

Sister ships:  none

 

 

Notes:  According to "CONWAY'S:  1860-1905" (see Bibliography), "A ship of unusual type with the 14" barbette forward and the 4.7" guns in shields aft."  The armor was iron.  TORDENSKJOLD's service record is unknown.  She was stricken in March, 1908 and subsequently broken up.

 

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