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MOROCCAN NAVY (MOROCCO)

CRUISERS

EL BASHIR cruiser (1892)

El Bashir 1902

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

  

Displacement normal, t

1200

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

70.0

Breadth, m

10.0

Draught, m

2.60

No of shafts

1

Machinery

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

Ship 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.

Ivan Gogin, 2015