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TIRADENTES torpedo gunboat (1893)

Tiradentes 1893

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Tiradentes   Armstrong, Newcastle, UK 1891 26/5/1892 1893 discarded 7/1925

  

Displacement normal, t

795

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

50.3 pp

Breadth, m

9.14

Draught, m

3.28 mean

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE

Power, h. p.

1646

Max speed, kts

14.5

Fuel, t

coal 110

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armour, mm

steel; CT: 25

Armament

4 x 1 - 120/40 Armstrong T, 3 x 1 - 57/40 Hotchkiss, 2 x 1 - 356 TT

Complement

110

Ship project history: Steel-hulled, wood-sheathed vessel with one funnel, raised forecastle and poop. 120mm guns were mounted fore and aft. Ship had bowsprit and three masts.

Ship protection: Only CT had 25mm sides.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Tiradentes

Ivan Gogin, 2011-14