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ALBAY gunboats (1886/1899)

No

Name

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comm

Fate

 

Albay

Hong Kong & Whampoa Dock, Hong Kong

1885

1886

1886 // 5/1899

stricken 2/1905

 

Calamianes

Manila SB, Cavite, Philippines

1887

1888

1888 // 7/1899

stricken 5/1907

 

Leyte

Hong Kong & Whampoa Dock, Hong Kong

1886

1887

1890 // 3/1900

stricken 5/1907

 

Displacement normal, t

151

Displacement full, t

173

Length, m

30.0

Breadth, m

5.03

Draught, m

2.24

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VC

Power, h. p.

Albay: 150

Calamianes, Leyte: 120

Max speed, kts

Albay: 9

Calamianes: 7.5

Leyte: 8

Fuel, t

Albay: coal 22

Calamianes: coal 23

Leyte: coal 25

Endurance, nm (kts)

Albay: 1500(8)

Calamianes: 1300(7)

Leyte: 2000(7)

Armament

Albay, Leyte: 1 x 1 - 57/50 Driggs-Schroeder Mk II/III, 2 x 1 - 37/40 Driggs-Schroeder heavy Mk I

Calamianes: 1 x 1 - 47/40-45 Driggs-Schroeder Mk I/II, 2 x 1 - 37/40 Driggs-Schroeder Mk I

Complement

35

   

Ship project history: Ex-Spanish small gunboats, captured at Philippines. Names were unchanged.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2014