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MARMARİS gunboat (1908)

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Marmaris   A C de la Loire, Nantes, France 1906 4/1907 2/1908 CTL 2/6/1915
  

Displacement normal, t

422

Displacement full, t

531

Length, m

52.4 oa 50.0 pp

Breadth, m

7.50

Draught, m

2.40

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 2 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

950

Max speed, kts

14.8

Fuel, t

coal 75

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

4 x 1 - 65/50 M1902, 2 x 1 - 37/40 M1902, 1 - 450 TT (bow, 4)

Complement

66

Ship project history: Scout type gunboat. Designed for coast guard work in the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf. She was brigantine rigged, had a sail area of 480m2. One 65mm gun was mounted fore, one aft and two others amidships in sponsons. The TT was in the bow above the water

Modernizations: 1908: - 1 - 450 TT

Naval service: Marmaris was scuttled at Basra after being disabled on 2 June 1915 by the British sloop Odin S of Amara on the River Tigris.

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