Danish ironclad Lindormen (1868)

Lindormen was a Danish turreted ironclad, often referred to as a monitor, named for a serpent from Norse legend.

Country Name Origin Year
Denmark 1869
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Denmark 1869 1907 View

Lindormen, named for a serpent from Norse legend, was laid down by the Naval Dockyard in Copenhagen on 20 July 1866, launched on 8 August 1868 and completed on 15 August 1869. She was stricken from the Navy List on 29 June 1907 and sold for scrap. The ship was broken up in the Netherlands.

Name: Lindormen
Builder: Naval Dockyard, Copenhagen
Laid down: 20 July 1866
Launched: 8 August 1868
Commissioned: 15 August 1869
Decommissioned: 29 June 1907
Fate: Scrapped 1907
General characteristics
Type: Turret ironclad
Displacement: 2,105 tonnes (2,072 long tons)
Length: 66.43 m (217 ft 11 in)
Beam: 12 m (39 ft 4 in)
Draft: 4.45 m (14.6 ft)
Installed power: 1,500 ihp (1,100 kW)
Propulsion: 2 shafts, 2 steam engines
Speed: 12 knots (22 km/h; 14 mph)
Range: 1,400 nmi (2,600 km; 1,600 mi) at 8 kn (15 km/h; 9.2 mph)
Complement: 140
Armament: 2 × rifled 90-pounder 254 Cnt. Guns
Armour: Belt: 127 mm (5.0 in)
Gun turret: 104 mm (4.1 in)
Conning tower: 127 mm (5.0 in)

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