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MONTEVIDEO protected cruiser (1887/1908)


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Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
24 de Agosto (ex-Dogali, ex-Salamis), 1910- Montevideo     Armstrong, Elswick, UK 13.2.1885 23.12.1885 28.4.1887 // 16.1.1908 discarded 1932


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

2050

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

76.2

Breadth, m

11.3

Draught, m

4.42

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 4 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

5012

Max speed, kts

17.7

Fuel, t

coal 480

Endurance, nm(kts)

4000(10)

Armour, mm

compound; deck: 51, shields: 114, CT: 51

Armament

6 x 1 - 152/32 B, 9 x 1 - 57/40 H, 6 x 5 - 11.4/94, 4 - 350 TT (beam)

Complement

250



Standard scale images


<i>Montevideo</i> 1910
Montevideo 1910


Project history

Former Italian Dogali. One of first "Elswick" cruisers, bought in 1908.

Ship protection

Ship was protected by 51mm deck, 152mm guns were protected by 114mm shields.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

By 1914 Montevideo was laid up to reserve, but after WWI commissioned again.