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SPANISH NAVY (SPAIN)

OTHER FIGHTING SHIPS

PONCE DE LEON gunboats (1896)

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Ponce de Leon   Thompson, Clydebank, UK   9/1895 1896 collision 10/1916
Diego Velasques   Thompson, Clydebank, UK   9/1895 1896 to Venezuela 1899 (Miranda)

  

Displacement normal, t

200

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

41.4

Breadth, m

5.80

Draught, m

1.83

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 2 boilers

Power, h. p.

230

Max speed, kts

12

Fuel, t

coal 35
Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

2 x 1 - 57/42 Nordenfelt

Complement

38

Ship project history: Small steel-hulled gunboats.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Ponce de Leon collided in October 1916 with sailing vessel San Jose near mouth of Guadalquivir river and sank.

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