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TSUGARU protected cruiser (1902 / 1910)


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  Tsugaru  

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
津軽 [Tsugaru] (ex-Паллада [Pallada])     Galerny Is, St. Petersburg, Russia // Sasebo K K 7/1896 14/8/1899 1902 // 5/1910 minelayer 1920, stricken 1922


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

6823

Displacement full, t7900
Length, m126.8
Breadth, m16.8
Draught, m6.55
No of shafts3
Machinery3 VTE, 24 Belleville boilers
Power, h. p.12000
Max speed, kts

19

Fuel, tcoal 1430
Endurance, nm(kts)3700(10)
Armour, mmHarvey steel - deck: 76 - 51, CT: 152
Armament

8 x 1 - 152/45 41-shiki, 12 x 1 - 76/40 41-shiki, 2 x 1 - 6.5/115

Complement571 - 581


Standard scale images


<i>Avrora</i> 1903
Avrora 1903


Graphics


  <i> Tsugaru</i>  
  Tsugaru  


Ship project history


 Former Russian Pallada, captured 2/1/1905 at Port Arthur. She was repaired and commissioned in May, 1910.

Ship protection


51mm deck had 76mm slopes, funnel uptakes were protected by 64mm armour. Hoists to 152mm guns had 38mm protection.

Modernizations


3/1913: + 2 x 1 - 152/50 41-shiki

1920: - 2 x 1 - 152/50, 1 x 1 - 152/45, 12 x 1 - 76/40; + stowage for 300 mines

Naval service


In days of the First World War Tsugaru served as TS, in 1920 she was converted to minelayer. In 1922 she was written-off from Navy lists and used as a target. She was sunk on manoeuvres 27/5/1924.