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ALMIRANTE VILLAR destroyer (1917/1933)

Almirante Villar 1934

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Almirante Villar (ex-Wambola, ex-Spartak, ex-Kapitan 1 ranga Miklukho-Maklay, Kapitan Kingsbergen)   Putilov, St. Petersburg, Russia 11/1914 27/8/1915 12/1917 // 7/1933 training hulk 1952

 

Displacement normal, t

1260

Displacement full, t

1620

Length, m

98.0

Breadth, m

9.34

Draught, m

3.90

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Brown-Boveri steam turbines, 4 Vulkan boilers

Power, h. p.

31500

Max speed, kts

34

Fuel, t

oil 350

Endurance, nm(kts) 1800(16)

Armament

4 x 1 - 102/60 (ru), 1 x 1 - 40/39 2pdr QF Mk II, 2 x 1 - 7.6/94, 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 Villar during revolution in October, 1948 received serious damages of underwater hull part and steam coolers, then she was in 1952 transferred to naval school as training hulk.

Almirante Villar 1935

Almirante Villar 1951

Ivan Gogin, 2011-15