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ALMIRANTE LEZO unprotected cruiser (1892/1902)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Almirante Lezo (ex-البشير [El Bashir]), 1904- Cartagena     Orlando, Livorno, Italy   1892 1892 // 1902 stricken 1925


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

1200

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

70.0

Breadth, m

10.0

Draught, m

2.60

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE

Power, h. p.

2500

Max speed, kts

18

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

2 x 1 - 120/40 A91, 4 x 1 - 37/25 37H lungo, 4 - 356 TT (1 bow, 1 stern, 2 beam)

Complement

150



Standard scale images


<i>Almirante Lezo </i>1902
Almirante Lezo 1902


Project history

Large gunboat, sometimes classified as small cruiser. She was built in 1902 for Morocco but the same year bought up by Colombia.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.