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URUGUAYAN NAVY (URUGUAY)

TORPEDO SHIPS

URUGUAY torpedo gunboat (1910)

Uruguay 1914

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Uruguay   Vulkan, Stettin, Germany 1908 12/4/1910 8/1910 stricken 5/1951

  

Displacement normal, t

1400

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

85.0 pp

Breadth, m

9.40

Draught, m

3.60 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 4 Normand boilers

Power, h. p.

5700

Max speed, kts

23

Fuel, t

coal 210

Endurance, nm(kts)

3000(12)

Armour, mm

nickel steel; deck: 17

Armament

2 x 1 - 120/45 Krupp QF, 4 x 1 - 76/40 EOC N, 6 x 1 - 37/40 Vickers, 2 x 1 - 450 TT

Complement

125

Ship project history: Ship of intermediate type, usually classified as a torpedo gunboat, in Navy of Uruguay was rated as cruiser. She was built in Germany (Stettin), but armed with guns of Škoda and Armstrong. Uruguay arrived to Montevideo 20/8/1910.

Ship protection: Machinery spaces were protected by 17mm deck.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Uruguay was used also for training duties, she was stricken in May, 1951 and sold for scrap in August, 1962.

Uruguay 1916

Ivan Gogin, 2011-16