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TAMOIO torpedo gunboat (1900)

Tamoio 1914

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Tamoio   Germaniawerft, Kiel, Germany   1898 1900 stricken 1920

  

Displacement normal, t

1063

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

82.0

Breadth, m

8.76

Draught, m

2.97

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

6500

Max speed, kts

23

Fuel, t

coal 293

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armour, mm

steel; deck: 13, shields: 114, CT: 25

Armament

2 x 1 - 120/37 SK L/40 C/91, 6 x 1 - 57/37 SK L/40 C/91, 2 x 1 - 37/37 SK L/40 C/91, 1 - 356 TT (bow), 2 x 1 - 356 TT

Complement

110

Ship project history: A steel-hulled, modified Tupi class boat with a different hull form giving 0.5kt extra speed on 500ihp less power. She could be distinguished from the Tupis by the prominent tops on both masts.

Ship protection: Machinery was protected by 13mm deck and 12cm guns by 114mm shields. CT had 25mm sides.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Tamoio 1900

Ivan Gogin, 2014