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ALERTA river gunboats (1895)

Names

Alerta; Ardilla; Cometa; Fradera; Gaviota; Golondrina

Builders

 

Commissioned

1895: Alerta, Ardilla, Cometa, Fradera, Gaviota, Golondrina

Losses

None

Transfers

None

Discarding

1898: Ardilla, Cometa, Fradera, Gaviota, Golondrina

1900: Alerta

  

Displacement normal, t

43

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

21.3

Breadth, m

2.65

Draught, m

1.30

No of shafts

1

Machinery

 

Power, h. p.

200

Max speed, kts

10.5

Fuel, t

 
Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

1 x 1 - 42/42 Nordenflet, 1 x 1 - 37/27 Maxim

Complement

13

Ship project history: Small 3rd class steel-hulled gunboats built for service in Cuban waters.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

© Ivan Gogin, 2014