Peyk-i Şevket

Peyk-i Şevket | Turkish Navy

Tonnage: 775 tonnes
Length: 80.1 m.
Beam: 8.4 m.
Draught: 4.6 m.
Engines: 2 VTE; 5,100 hp; Germania
Speed: 18 kts.
Armament: 2-105 mm L/40 quick firing guns, Krupp | 6-57 mm L/40 quick firing guns, Krupp | 2-37 mm L/40 quick firing guns, Krupp | 3 torpedo tubes, 450 mm.

  • Launched on November 15, 1906.
  • Commissioned by the Turkish Navy in November 1907.
  • Took part in the Balkan War.
  • On August 6, 1915, Peyk-i Şevket was hit and damaged by a torpedo fired by the British submarine E11 in the Sea of Marmara near Silivri.
  • Returned to service in 1917.
  • Laid up at Istanbul on October 30, 1918.
  • Renamed Peyk in 1924 and refurbished by the Turkish Navy at Gölcük.
  • Decommissioned in 1944.
  • Broken up in 1954.

Tapestry depicting Peyk-i Şevket | Naval Museum Istanbul