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ALVARADO gunboats (1895/1898)

No

Name

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comm

Fate

 

Alvarado

Clydebank Engine and SB, UK

7/1895

19/9/1895

1895 // 8/1898

Naval Militia TS 11/1906, stricken 5/1912

  Sandoval

Clydebank Engine and SB, UK

7/1895 20/9/1895 1895 // 9/1898 TS 10/1900-3/1906, Naval Militia TS 11/1906, stricken 7/1919

 

Displacement normal, t

106

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

33.6

Breadth, m

4.73

Draught, m

1.63

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VC, 1 cylindrical boiler

Power, h. p.

137

Max speed, kts

12

Fuel, t

coal 17

Endurance, nm (kts)

 

Armament

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

Sandoval: 2 x 1 - 47/40-45 Driggs-Schroeder Mk I/II

Complement

33

   

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

Modernizations: 1900s, both: were re-engineed with VTE, 670hp, 19kts.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2014