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OTHER FIGHTING SHIPS

ESPERANZA river gunboats (1895-1897)

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Esperanza   Perth Amboy, USA   1897 1897 stricken 1935
General Nerín   Perth Amboy, USA   1895 1895 stricken 1935

 

Displacement normal, t

400

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

42.4 pp

Breadth, m

5.79

Draught, m

0.91

No of shafts

stern wheel

Machinery

 

Power, h. p.

430

Max speed, kts

15

Fuel, t

 
Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

3 x 1 - 37/20 Hotchkiss

Complement

 

Ship project history: Boats had thin armour protected sides and stern paddle wheel as American river boats.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2011-15