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OTHER FIGHTING SHIPS

NASHVILLE gunboat (1897)

Nashville 1900

No Name Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
PG7 Nashville Newport News 8/1894 19/10/1895 8/1897 Naval Militia TS 4/1909-7/1911, sold 10/1921

 

Displacement normal, t

1371

Displacement full, t

1719

Length, m

71.2

Breadth, m

11.6

Draught, m

3.35 mean

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VQE, 2 Yarrow 2-cylinder boilers

Power, h. p.

2530

Max speed, kts

16.3

Fuel, t

coal 395

Endurance, nm (kts)

5500(10)
Armour, mm gun sponsons: 64

Armament

8 x 1 - 102/40 Mk III/IV/V/VI, 4 x 1 - 57/50 Driggs-Schroeder Mk II/III, 2 x 1 - 37/40 Driggs-Schroeder heavy Mk I

Complement

180

   

Ship project history: Authorised under the Act of 3/3/1893. Distinguished by two tall funnels and two masts. Except in the USA she was usually classed as a sloop.

Ship protection: Nashville had 2 102mm guns forward and two aft on the upper deck, and four in main deck sponsons with 64mm protection.

Modernizations: 1910: boilers were replaced by 4 Mosher

1911: - 2 x 1 - 57/50

1914: + 2 x 1 - 57/50 Driggs-Schroeder Mk II/III

1918: Mosher boilers were replaced by 6 Bureau modified Thornycroft boilers.

Naval service: No significant events.

Nashville

Ivan Gogin, 2014