Friday, 28 July 2017

Armoured warships and destroyers for Russian Black Sea Fleet ordered to be built according to the Dutch magazine Machineblad dated 1903-1904 no. 5

An item referred to the magazine Rundschau reporting that the Russian department of navy ordered the building of 2-12.000 ton armoured ships for the Black Sea Fleet at the naval yards at Nikolajeff and Sevastopol. The machinery was to be made by private owned yards. Furthermore was the building ordered of 3-350 ton destroyers and a speed of 26 miles of the Zavidin and Zavietin type, also to be added to the Black Sea Fleet.