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MINISTRO ZENTENO protected cruiser (1898)

Ministro Zenteno 1900

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Ministro Zenteno   Armstrong, Newcastle, UK   1/2/1896 1898 discarded 1930

  

Displacement normal, t

3437

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

100.6 pp

Breadth, m

13.3

Draught, m

5.14

No of shafts

2

Machinery

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

Ship 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 projected 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.

Ministro Zenteno 1898

Ivan Gogin, 2011-15