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DON JUAN DE AUSTRIA gunboat (1889/1900)

Don Juan de Austria 1900

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Don Juan de Austria (ex-Don Juan de Austria)   Arsenal del Cartagena, Spain 1883 23/1/1887 1889 // 4/1900 loaned to Naval Militia 7/1907-4/1917, sold 10/1919
  

Displacement normal, t

1015

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

64.0 pp 65.7 oa

Breadth, m

9.75

Draught, m

3.81 mean

No of shafts

1

Machinery

HC, 4 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

1200

Max speed, kts

12

Fuel, t

coal 220

Endurance, nm(kts) 2500(7)

Armament

4 x 1 - 127/40 Mk III, 4 x 1 - 57/50 Driggs-Schroeder Mk II/III

Complement

153

Ship project history: Sunk at the Battle of Manila and salved, Don Juan de Austria had her 127mm guns in main deck sponsons.

Modernizations: by 1917: - 4 x 1 - 127/40; + 4 x 1 - 102/40 Mk III/IV/V/VI

Naval service: She served with the Michigan Naval Militia from 1907 until 1917.

Ivan Gogin, 2014