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Pallada-class cruiser
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Pallada
Class overview
Operators:  Russian Navy
 Soviet Navy
Preceded by: Svetlana
Succeeded by: Varyag
Built: 1895–1903
In commission: 1902–1922
Completed: 3
Lost: 1
Scrapped: 1
Preserved: 1
General characteristics
Type: Protected cruiser
Displacement: 6,823 long tons (6,932 t)
Length: 415 ft 8 in (126.7 m)
Beam: 55 ft (16.8 m)
Draft: 21 ft 6 in (6.6 m)
Installed power: approximately 12,000 ihp (8,900 kW)
Propulsion: 3 shafts, 3 vertical triple expansion steam engines, 24 Belleville water-tube boilers
Speed: 19 knots (35 km/h; 22 mph)
Range: 5,600 nautical miles (10,400 km; 6,400 mi) at 10 knots (19 km/h; 12 mph)
Complement: 571 officers and crewmen
Armament:

8 × 1 - 6-inch (152 mm)/45 guns
24 × 1 - 75-millimeter (3.0 in)/50 guns
8 × 1 - 37-millimeter (1.5 in)/23 guns

3 × 15-inch (381 mm) submerged torpedo tubes
Armor: Deck: 2–3 in (51–76 mm)
Conning tower: 6 in (152 mm)

The Pallada-class were a group of three protected cruisers built for the Imperial Russian Navy in the late 1890s.

One ship of the class, Aurora, is still crewed by the Russian Navy, and maintained as a museum ship.

Footnotes

References

  • Robert Gardiner, ed (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. Greenwich: Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0-8317-0302-4. 
  • Gardiner, Robert; Gray, Randal, eds (1984). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships: 1906–1922. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 0-85177-245-5. 
  • Watts, Anthony J. (1990). The Imperial Russian Navy. London: Arms and Armour. ISBN 0-85368-912-1. 





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