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Suzuya 1908

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
鈴谷 [Suzuya] (ex-Новик [Novik])     Schichau, Elbing, Germany autumn 1898 15/8/1900 1901 // 12/1908 stricken 4/1913


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

3080

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

109.9 wl 110.5 oa

Breadth, m

12.2

Draught, m

5.00 max

No of shafts

3

Machinery

3 4-cyl VTE, 6 Miyabara boilers

Power, h. p.

6000

Max speed, kts

20

Fuel, t

coal 500

Endurance, nm(kts)5000(10)
Armour, mm

deck: 51 - 38, shields: 25, CT: 30

Armament

2 x 1 - 120/40 41-shiki, 4 x 1 - 76/40 41-shiki, 6 x 1 - 47/40 41-shiki, 2 x 5 - 37/20 41-shiki

Complement

337



Standard scale images


<i>Suzuya</i> 1908
Suzuya 1908


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<i>Suzuya </i>1908
Suzuya 1908


Ship project history


Russian Novik, damaged 20/8/1904 by gunfire of Japanese cruiser Tsushima off Sakhalin and 21/8/1904 sank at Korsakov by cruiser Chitose. She fell into Japanese hands 5/7/1905, salvaged 16/7/1906, repaired at Yokosuka and commissioned by IJN in December 1908. One funnel was removed, 12 Schulz-Thornycroft boilers were replaced by Miyabara. Engine power fell from 17000 to 6000hp and maximal speed from 25 to 20kts.

Ship protection


Protective deck had 38mm flat and 51mm slopes. 120mm guns were protected by 25mm shields, CT had 30mm sides.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.