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EL BASHIR cruiser (1892)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
البشير   [El Bashir]     Orlando, Livorno, Italy   1892 1892 to Colombia 1902 (Almirante Lezo)


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>El Bashir </i>1902
El Bashir 1902


Project history

Large gunboat, sometimes classified as small cruiser.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

In 1902 El Bashir was sold to Colombia due to the high cost.