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GUARDIANO iron gunboats (1874)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Guardiano     R. Arsenale di La Spezia 1871 1.5.1874 10.1874 harbour duty ship 1895, discarded 3.1923
Sentinella     R. Arsenale di La Spezia 1872 31.12.1874 12.1874 discarded 5.1904


Technical data


Displacement normal, t261
Displacement full, t 
Length, m

30.5

Breadth, m

8.31

Draught, m

1.98

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 HC, 1 boiler

Power, h. p.

Guardiano: 231

Sentinella: 260

Max speed, kts

Guardiano: 8.7

Sentinella: 9.1

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

1 x 1 - 229/14 Armstrong 12.6ton MLR

Complement

48



Project history

Small "Rendell"-type gunboats.

Modernizations

1900, both: - 1 x 1 - 229/14; + 1 x 1 - 149/27 B, 1 x 1 - 11.4/94

early 1900s, both?: - 1 x 1 - 149/27; + 1 x 1 - 120/40 A91

1906, Guardiano: - 1 x 1 - 120/40, 1 x 1 - 6.5/115; + 2 x 1 - 37/25 H lungo

Naval service

No significant events.