Tinaztepe-class destroyer

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Turkish destroyer Zafer 1932.jpg
Turkish destroyer TCG Zafer
Class overview
NameTınaztepe class
BuildersC.T. Riva Trigoso, Italy
OperatorsFlag of Turkey.svg  Turkish Navy
Preceded by Adatepeclass
In commission1931-54
General characteristics
Type Destroyer
Displacement1225 tonnes standard, 1635 tonnes full load
Length96 m (315 ft)
Beam9.3 m (31 ft)
Draught3.28 m (10.8 ft)
Propulsion2 shaft Parsons geared steam turbines, 3 Thornycroft type boilers, 35,000 hp (26,100 kW)
Speed36 kn (67 km/h; 41 mph)
Range3,500 nmi (6,500 km; 4,000 mi) at 15 kn (28 km/h; 17 mph)

The Tinaztepe class were two destroyers built in Italy for the Turkish Navy in the 1930s.


These ships were versions of the contemporary Italian Folgore-classdestroyer [ citation needed ] or Freccia-classdestroyer [1] and were purchased while being built for the Italian Navy. In contrast with other Italian destroyers built for export they had their main armament mounted in two twin turrets.


Tınaztepe C.T. Riva Trigoso, Riva Trigoso 27 July 19316 June 1932February 1954
Zafer 30 September 19316 June 1932February 1954


  1. Robert Gardiner, Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922-1946, Naval Institute Press, 1980, p. 407.

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