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NICHOLAS BRAVO gunboats (1904)

Nicholas Bravo 1914

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Nicholas Bravo   Odero, Sestri Ponente, Italy   1903 1904 stricken 1945
Morales, 1917- Blanquet   Odero, Sestri Ponente, Italy   1903 1904 stricken 1924

  

Displacement normal, t

1227

Displacement full, t

1493

Length, m

73.8

Breadth, m

10.4

Draught, m

2.97

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, Blechynden boilers

Power, h. p.

2565

Max speed, kts

17

Fuel, t

coal 200

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

2 x 1 - 102/40 Bethlehem , 6 x 1 - 57/40 Driggs-Schroeder, 1 - 356 TT (bow)

Complement

116

Ship project history: Steel-hulled gunboats with ram bow, two masts and funnels and raised forecastle and poop.

Modernizations: 1925-1926, Nicholas Bravo: boilers were converted to oil firing.

Naval service: No significant events.

Nicholas Bravo

Ivan Gogin, 2011-15