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PERLA river gunboats (1889)

Names

Perla; Rubí; Diamante

Builders

Levante, Valencia: Perla, Rubí, Diamante

Commissioned

1889: Perla, Rubí, Diamante

Losses

None

Transfers

None

Discarding

1899: Rubí, Diamante

1928: Perla

  

Displacement normal, t

42

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

19.0

Breadth, m

3.60

Draught, m

1.80

No of shafts

1

Machinery

 

Power, h. p.

110

Max speed, kts

7

Fuel, t

coal 5
Endurance, nm(kts) 400(5)

Armament

1 x 2 - 25/42 Nordenfelt

Complement

26

Ship project history: Small river iron-hulled gunboats for service on Board with Portugal.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

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