28-foot Steam cutter on the James White System (1876) М 1:24

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28-foot steam cutter on the James White system was completely wooden constructed and equipped with a single cylinder steam engine with a power of 2 and 1/4 nominal forces.
The cutter was built approximately in 1876 and mounted on the armored cruiser General-Admiral of Imperial fleet of the Armed forces of the Russian Empire and was used for transportation of senior officers.

Original Specifications:
- length.................28 feet 3 inches (8,61 m)
- weight......................72 pounds (1180 kg)
- width..................7 feet 3 inches (2,21 m)
- draught....................4.5 tons
- draft....................2 feet (0,61 m)
- capacity...................2 and 1/4 nominal forces

General-Admiral was the world's first ocean-going armored cruiser. Built under the project of A. Popov and ship engineers I. Dmitriev and N. Kuteynikov at Semyannikov and Poletiki shipyard. The builder was the English naval foreman Bane, but in 1873 after his death, russian expert P. Titov became in charge. Building Supervision was carried out by ship engineer captain N. Subbotin. It was placed into service in 1875.

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