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PERNAMBUCO river monitor (1910)


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Pernambuco 1916

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Pernambuco P1   Arsenal de Marinha, Ilha das Cobras, Rio de Janeiro 6/1890 1909 1910 stricken 8/1948


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

470

Displacement full, t 
Length, m44.5
Breadth, m7.31
Draught, m1.60
No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 2 boilers

Power, h. p.800
Max speed, kts

11

Fuel, t

coal 45

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armour, mmbelt: 168 - 102, deck: 102, turret: 152, CT: 89
Armament

1 x 2 - 120/45 EOC, 2 x 1 - 57/43 Nordenfelt, 2 x 1 - 37/27 Maxim

Complement60


Standard scale images


<i>Pernambuco</i> 1918
Pernambuco 1918


Graphics


<i>Pernambuco</i> 1916
Pernambuco 1916


Ship project history


One of the first ships built in Brazil, but because of experience lack her building lasted 20 years. Design was developed together with British experts. Strongly armed riverine gunship. Unlike Argentinean Rosario, Pernambuco had wide low-board hull and stronger protection. 120mm guns were placed in a turret.

Ship protection


Citadel was extremely protected by 168-102mm belt and 102mm deck. Main guns were installed in the turret with 152mm sides.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.