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TORPEDO SHIPS

AUDAZ destroyers (1897-1898)

Audaz 1910

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Audaz   J & G Thompson, Clydebank, UK 1897 6/2/1897 3/1898 discarded 6/1924
Osado   J & G Thompson, Clydebank, UK 1897 16/3/1897 4/1898 discarded 1925
Plutón   J & G Thompson, Clydebank, UK 2/1897 1897 11/1897 sunk 3/7/1898
Proserpina   J & G Thompson, Clydebank, UK 1897 25/10/1897 4/1898 discarded 1931
  

Displacement normal, t

400

Displacement full, t

Audaz, Osado, Plutón: 430

Proserpina: 457

Length, m

66.6 pp 69.8 oa

Breadth, m

6.88

Draught, m

1.79 mean 3.00 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 4 Normand boilers

Power, h. p.

7500

Max speed, kts

30

Fuel, t

coal 100

Endurance, nm(kts)

1100(15)

Armament

2 x 1 - 75/42 Nordenfelt M1898, 2 x 1 - 57/42 Nordenfelt, 2 x 1 - 37/27 Maxim, 2 x 1 - 356 TT

Complement

67

Ship project history: Classic destroyers of first generation, development of Furor class. Three-funneled.  Proserpina differed by outline profile: she was two-funneled.

Modernizations: 1920, Audaz, Osado, Proserpina: + mines.

Naval service: Plutón was sunk 3/7/1898 at Santiago by American armed yacht Gloucester and battleship Indiana.

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