Lieutenant Zatsarennyj

Ukraine,Black Sea

Lieutenant Zatsarennyj was a Leitenant Shestakov class destroyer, laid down at Nikolelayev in 1906, and was launched in October 1907. She was commissioned and put in service in the Black Sea fleet two years later. After the outbreak of World War One she was modified and equipped with better weapons. She participated in several operations against the Ottomans after they joined the Central Powers in 1915. She sank 20. June 1917 after she hit a mine laid out earlier by the Turkish cruiser Midili. The battered wreck was found in 2008 by Russian divers on a depth of approximately 27 to 40 meter outside the island of Zmeinyi.

Former names:
Lieutenant Zatsarennyj

243,2 x 27,2 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
635 displ ( std )
Nikolayev ( RU ) 1906
Sevastopol ( RU )

Picture: Zatsarennyj - Лейтенант Зацаренный
Courtesy of Topwar

Last updated: December 2020