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OTHER FIGHTING SHIPS

ELCANO gunboat (1885/1902)

No

Name

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comm

Fate

PG38

Elcano (ex-El Cano)

Carraca Arsenal, Cadiz, Spain

3/1882

28/1/1884

1885 // 11/1902

sunk as target 4/10/1928

 

Displacement normal, t

620

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

50.4

Breadth, m

7.93

Draught, m

3.05

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VC, 2 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

1200

Max speed, kts

11

Fuel, t

coal 98

Endurance, nm (kts)

 

Armament

4 x 1 - 102/40 Mk III/IV/V/VI, 4 x 1 - 57/50 Driggs-Schroeder Mk II

Complement

103

   

Ship project history: ex-Spanish gunboat captured by US Army at Manila 1/5/1898 and commissioned by USN after repair.

Modernizations: 1918: - 4 x 1 - 57/50; + 4 x 1 - 47/40-45 Driggs-Schroeder Mk I/II

Naval service: No significant events.

Elcano

Ivan Gogin, 2014