NAVYPEDIA



HOME
FIGHTING SHIPS OF THE WORLD
RUSSIA / USSR
TORPEDO SHIPS
POTI torpedo boat (1883)


Photo



Poti

Ships


Names Builders Completed Losses Transfers Discarding

Поти [Poti], 4/1895- №258 [No258], 10/1916- №10 [No10], 5/1919- Охотник [Okhotnik]

Augustin Normand, Le Havre, France: Poti

1883: Poti

none

none

10/1923: Okhotnik



Technical data


Displacement normal, t

63

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

38.0

Breadth, m

3.05

Draught, m

2.03

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VC, 1 locomotive boiler

Power, h. p.

575

Max speed, kts

18.5

Fuel, t

coal 11

Endurance, nm(kts)670(11.5)
Armament

2 x 5 - 37/17 Hotchkiss, 2 - 381 TT (bow)

Complement

18



Standard scale images


<i>Poti</i> 1883
Poti 1883
<i>Poti </i>1892
Poti 1892


Graphics


<i>Poti</i>
Poti


Ship project history


Very successful ship of early Normand type.

Modernizations


1909: - 2 x 5 - 37/17, 2 - 381 TT; + 2 x 1 - 37/20 Hotchkiss, 1 x 1 - 7.6/94

1916: - 1 x 1 - 7.6/94; + 1 x 1 - 47/40 Hotchkiss, 1 x 1 - 381 TT

Naval service


Poti was reclassified as harbour craft in January, 1908 but returned to battle order as dispatch vessel in October, 1916. She was laid up in March, 1918, captured by Germans 1/5/1918, next time by British-French troops 24/11/1918 and transferred them to White Army in April 1919. Later she was abandoned in November, 1920 and commissioned by Red Fleet as dispatch vessel in December.