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Sebastiano Veniero  

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Andrea Provana     Orlando, Livorno 1883 25.5.1884 1885 discarded 8.1901
Sebastiano Veniero     Orlando, Livorno 1883 25.5.1884 1885 discarded 8.1903


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

Andrea Provana: 632

Sebastiano Veniero: 619

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

51.5

Breadth, m

8.01

Draught, m

3.40

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE, 2 boilers

Power, h. p.

Andrea Provana: 1087

Sebastiano Veniero: 1160

Max speed, kts

Andrea Provana: 13.6

Sebastiano Veniero: 13.4

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

6 x 1 - 120/20 Armstrong 1.26ton BLR, 4 x 1 - 25/41 N

Complement

95 - 107



Standard scale images


similar <i>Cariddi </i>1880
similar Cariddi 1880


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<i>Sebastiano Veniero</i>  
Sebastiano Veniero  


Project history

Barque-rigged vessels designed by Insp Eng Giuseppe Micheli for operations on the rivers of the Plata basin.

Modernizations

1893, both: - 2 x 1 - 120/20

1900, Andrea Provana: - 4 x 1 - 120/20, 4 x 1 - 25/41; + 4 x 1 - 76/40 A

1900, Sebastiano Veniero: - 4 x 1 - 25/41; + 3 x 1 - 37/25 H lungo

Naval service

Cariddi was stranded 70nm N at Massawa (Red Sea) on 23.12.1900 and her wreck was sold.