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TORPEDO SHIPS

TEMERARIO torpedo gunboats (1891-1894)

Nueva España 1891

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Temerario   Santa Rosalia, Cartagena 1/12/1887 29/10/1889 1891 sold 1920
Nueva España   Arsenal de Carraca 1/12/1887 8/11/1889 1891 discarded 1916
Galicia   La Graña, Ferrol   1891 1894 to Venezuela 9/1898 (Bolivar)
Marqués de Molins   La Graña, Ferrol   27/5/1892 1894 discarded 1922
Martín Alonzo Pinzón (ex-Audaz)   La Graña, Ferrol   1889 1893 discarded 1914
Vicente Yáñez Pinzón   La Graña, Ferrol   1891 1894 discarded 1914
  

Displacement normal, t

562

Displacement full, t

630

Length, m

58.0 pp

Breadth, m

6.73

Draught, m

3.16 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 2 locomotive boilers, 2 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

2600

Max speed, kts

19

Fuel, t

coal 130

Endurance, nm(kts)

3400(10)

Armour, mm

steel; deck: 13

Armament

2 x 1 - 120/35 Hontoria M1883, 4 x 1 - 57/42 Nordenfelt, 1 x 4 - 25/40 Nordenfelt, 2 x 1 - 356 TT (6)

Complement

91

Ship project history: Steel-hulled torpedo gunboats. In days of WWI maximal speed did not exceed 13kts.

Ship protection: 13mm protective deck closed only machinery and boilers.

Modernizations: 1918, Marqués de Molins: was reboilered, two funnels were replaced by one; - 2 x 1 - 120/35, 1 x 4 - 25/40, 2 x 1 - 356 TT.

Naval service: No significant events.

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