|Name||No||Yard No||Builder||Laid down||Launched||Comp||Fate|
|Almirante Lynch||White, Cowes, UK||11.1911||28.9.1912||1913||stricken 12.1945|
|Almirante Condell||White, Cowes, UK||12.1911||27.1.1913||1.1914||boiler explosion 26.10.1944, never repaired|
|Displacement normal, t||1430|
|Displacement full, t||1850|
97.5 pp 100.8 oa
|No of shafts||
3 Parsons steam turbines, 6 White-Forster boilers
|Power, h. p.||
|Max speed, kts||
coal 427 + oil 80
6 x 1 - 102/40 Armstrong S, 4 x 1 - 7.7/94, 4 x 1 - 450 TT
In early 1911 Chilean Navy ordered to S. White a class of six large and strongly armed destroyers. Ships were laid down in 1911-1913. For that moment they were the strongest destroyers in the world, in twice exceeding standard British destroyers on armament. On construction they corresponded to standards of Royal Navy. On 6hr trials Almirante Lynch has shown 31.8kts, Almirante Condell 33.4kts. Ships differed by magnificent furnish of officer cabins and bad conditions of habitability of sailors. Almirante Lynch and Almirante Condell departured England 7.2.1914 and arrived to Chile 22.4.1914; Almirante Williams Robellado, Almirante Goni, Almirante Simpson and Almirante Riveros in beginning of war were requisitioned by British Government and commissioned by Royal avy as Botha, Broke, Faulknor and Tipperary. Latter was lost 31.5.1916 during Jutland battle, remaining ships in May, 1920 were returned to Chile and received names Almirante Williams, Almirante Uribe and Almirante Riveros. Because of strong deterioration they were stricken in 1933.
1930, both: boilers were converted to pure oil burning (4200(15)nm); - 4 x 1 - 450 TT; + 2 x 2 - 533 TT
Almirante Lynch and Almirante Condell served till the end of WWII, though Almirante Condell 26.10.1944 was hard damaged as result of boiler explosion and was never repaired, however her hull was used as a pontoon till 1955.