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MINISTRO ZENTENO protected cruiser (1898)


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Ministro Zenteno 1898

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Ministro Zenteno     Armstrong, Newcastle, UK   1.2.1896 1898 discarded 1930


Technical data


Displacement normal, t3437
Displacement full, t 
Length, m

100.6 pp

Breadth, m

13.3

Draught, m

5.14

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 8 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

7500

Max speed, kts

20.2

Fuel, t

coal 850

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armour, mm

steel; deck: 32 with 89 slopes, CT: 102

Armament

8 x 1 - 152/45 Armstrong BB, 10 x 1 - 57/40 Hotchkiss, 4 x 1 - 37/20 Hotchkiss, 3 - 450 TT (1 bow, 2 beam)

Complement

317



Standard scale images


<i>Ministro Zenteno </i>1900
Ministro Zenteno 1900


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<i>Ministro Zenteno </i>1898
Ministro Zenteno 1898


Project history

Practically sister-ship of Brazilian cruiser Almirante Barroso, Ministro Zenteno had uniform calibre 152mm guns instead of mixed 152mm and 120mm. Typical "Elswick" cruiser designed by P. Watts.

Ship protection

Complete protective deck was 32mm at flat part and had 89mm slopes abreast machinery.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.