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Post subject: Greek Ironclad RHNS Vasilissa Olga 1870Posted: January 7th, 2019, 1:23 pm
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Greek Ironclad RHNS Vasilissa Olga 1870

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The Greek ironclad Vasilissa Olga, named for Queen Olga of Greece, served in the Royal Hellenic Navy from 1870 to 1925. She was the first of two Hellenic Navy ships to bear this name.
The ship was ordered from the Austro-Hungarian shipbuilder Stabilimento Tecnico Triestino at 1969. Vasilissa Olga served on active duty from 1870 to 1915, but the ship never saw action, as she was converted into cadet training ship in 1897. She was decommissioned in 1925 and was scrapped.

General characteristics (as built)
Type: Armored corvette
Displacement: 2,060 MT
Length: 76 m
Beam: 11.9 m
Draft: 5.8 m
Installed power: 1,950 HP
Propulsion: 1 shaft, 1 steam engine
Sail plan: Barque rigged
Speed: 10 knots
Complement: 258 men
Armament:
2 × 9-inch (228.6 mm) rifled muzzle-loading guns
10 × 7-inch (177.8 mm) rifled muzzle-loading guns


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Post subject: Re: Greek Ironclad RHNS Vasilissa Olga 1870Posted: January 7th, 2019, 9:44 pm
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Amazing work Navarchos

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Post subject: Re: Greek Ironclad RHNS Vasilissa Olga 1870Posted: January 8th, 2019, 9:20 am
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Another very fine drawing. The rigging looks especially good.

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Post subject: Re: Greek Ironclad RHNS Vasilissa Olga 1870Posted: January 8th, 2019, 8:07 pm
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Great work!

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Post subject: Re: Greek Ironclad RHNS Vasilissa Olga 1870Posted: January 12th, 2019, 10:50 am
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There are some photos of the ship with the Colonial style painting, uncertain which year/years...but most probably after 1900 and till the adoption of Grey


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