Published Resources Details Journal Article

New Russian torpedo boats
vol. 49, 30 May 1890, p. 655

Accession No.912


The Imperial Russian Government had ordered three ships from Mr. Schichau, of Ebling in 1889, these were: the torpedo cruiser Lieutenant Karrarsky (length 190 feet 3 inches, beam 24 feet 7 inches, displacement 400 tons, contract speed 21 knots) fitted with inverted-vertical triple-expansion engines, 3,500 indicated horsepower, operating on steam supplied at 12 atmospheres pressure by two marine locomotive boilers; the torpedo boat Anakreon (length 128 feet, beam 19 feet 8 inches, displacement 85 tons, contract speed 21 knots); and the torpedo dispatch boat Adler (length152 feet 7 inches, beam 17 feet, displacement 150 tons; contract speed 26.5 knots) fitted with twin 2,300 indicated horsepower (total) engines operating on steam supplied by two marine locomotive boilers.