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SPANISH NAVY (SPAIN)

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ALCÁZAR patrols (1918-1919/1922)

Alcázar 1922

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Alcázar (ex-Rengage)   Ch Maritime du Sud Ouest, Bordeaux, France   1918/19 1918/19 // 4/1922 stricken 6/1951
Larache (ex-Poilu)   Ch Maritime du Sud Ouest, Bordeaux, France   1918/19 1918/19 // 4/1922 stricken 2/1949
Tetuán (ex-Grognard)   Ch Maritime du Sud Ouest, Bordeaux, France   1918/19 1918/19 // 4/1922 stricken 10/1952

  

Displacement normal, t

370

Displacement full, t

440

Length, m

37.8 pp 41.0 oa

Breadth, m

7.30

Draught, m

3.20

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 1 cylindrical boiler

Power, h. p.

425

Max speed, kts

11

Fuel, t

coal 80

Endurance, nm(kts) 3000(8)

Armament

Alcázar: 1 x 1 - 76/50 Vickers Mk TR, 2 x 1 - 47/50 Vickers

Larache: 1 x 1 - 76/50 Armstrong Mk Z

Tetuán: 1 x 1 - 76/50 Armstrong Mk Z, 1 x 1 - 57/42 Nordenfelt

Complement

41

Ship project history: Former French minesweepers of Briscard class, commissioned by Spanish Navy as patrols 11/4/1922.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: In July, 1936 Alcázar and Larache at Cadiz were transferred under control of Nationalists. Tetuán at Cartagena remained with Republican fleet. 1/3/1939 she was withdrawn by crew from Cartagena to Iviza (Baleares) and commissioned by Nationalists.

Larache 1922

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