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OTHER FIGHTING SHIPS

QUIROS gunboats (1896-1897/1900)

No

Name

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comm

Fate

PG40

Quiros (ex-Quiros)

Hong Kong & Whampoa, UK

5/1894

6/1896

1897 // 3/1900

sunk as target 10/10/1923

PG42

Villalobos (ex-Villalobos)

Hong Kong & Whampoa, UK

6/1894

24/1/1895

7/1896 // 3/1900

stricken 10/1928

 

Displacement normal, t

350 - 370

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

44.2

Breadth, m

6.93

Draught, m

2.36

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 2 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

450

Max speed, kts

11

Fuel, t

coal 54 - 60

Endurance, nm (kts)

PG40: 2900(10)

PG42: 3200(10)

Armament

PG40: 2 x 1 - 57/50 Driggs-Schroeder Mk II/III, 2 x 1 - 47/40-45 Driggs-Schroeder Mk I/II

PG42: 2 x 1 - 57/50 Driggs-Schroeder Mk II/III, 2 x 1 - 47/40-45 Driggs-Schroeder  Mk I/II, 2 x 1 - 37/40 Driggs-Schroeder heavy Mk I

Complement

44 - 57

   

Ship project history: Ex-Spanish gunboats captured in Manila Bay in 1898 at the end of Spanish-American war.

Modernizations: 1910, Quiros: unarmed

1918, Villalobos: - 2 x 1 - 57/50; + 2 x 1 - 47/40-45 Driggs-Schroeder Mk I/II

Naval service: No significant events.

Quiros

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14