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ALMIRANTE GUISE destroyer

Almirante Guise 1942

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Almirante Guise (ex-Lennuk, ex-Avtroil)   Bekker, Revel, Russia 11/1913 13/1/1915 8/1917 // 7/1933 stricken 5/1949

 

Displacement normal, t

1350

Displacement full, t

2200

Length, m

107.0

Breadth, m

9.50

Draught, m

4.10

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Brown-Boveri steam turbines, 5 Normand boilers

Power, h. p.

32700

Max speed, kts

35

Fuel, t

oil 350

Endurance, nm(kts) 1568(16)

Armament

5 x 1 - 102/60 (ru), 1 x 1 - 76/30 Lender, 3 x 3 - 450 TT, 80 mines

Complement

142

Ship project history: Former Russian Novik class destroyers. Almirante Villar was laid down as Kapitan Kingsbergen, 10/7/1915 renamed Kapitan 1 ranga Miklukho-Maklay, since 18/12/1918 Spartak; Almirante Guise was laid down as Avtroil. 27/12/1918 both destroyers were captured by British ships off Tallinn; 4/1/1919 they were commissioned by Navy of Estonia as Wambola and Lennuk; in April, 1933 they were sold to Peru on 410.000$ each and transferred to the Peruvian crews in Britain 8/7/1933. They arrived to Iquitos only in January, 1934 when the conflict with Colombia was already resolved by armistice signing, and as result passed to Callao, arriving there 5/7/1934.

Modernizations: 1941: + 3 x 1 - 20/65 Breda 1939

Naval service: Almirante Guise was decommissioned in November, 1947. Her fragments are till now in scuttled condition off San Lorenzo naval base.

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