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BANCROFT patrol gunboat (1893)

No Name Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
  Bancroft, 6/1906- Itasca Moore, Elizabethport 2/1891 30/4/1892 3/1893 to Revenue Cutter service 6/1906, sold 5/1922

 

Displacement normal, t

839

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

57.6

Breadth, m

9.75

Draught, m

3.71 mean

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 2 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

1200

Max speed, kts

14.5

Fuel, t

coal 139
Endurance, nm (kts)  

Armament

4 x 1 - 102/40 Mk III/IV/V/VI, 8 x 1 - 47/40-45 Driggs-Schroeder Mk I/II, 1 x 1 - 37/40 Driggs-Schroeder heavy Mk I, 2 - 450 TT (beam)

Complement

148

   

Ship project history: Authorised under the Act of 7/9/188S. Originally barquentine-rigged; the 102mm guns were mounted to port and starboard between forecastle arid poop.

Modernizations: 1899: - 2 - 450 TT

1907: Itasca was armed with only 4 x 1 - 57/50 Driggs-Schroeder Mk II/III

Naval service: Became the Revenue Cutter Itasca.

 

Bancroft

Ivan Gogin, 2014