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ADAMASTOR unprotected cruiser (1897)

Adamastor 1900

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Adamastor   Orlando, Livorno, Italy 1/1/1895 12/7/1896 3/8/1897 discarded 11/1933
  

Displacement normal, t

1729

Displacement full, t

1757

Length, m

74.0 pp

Breadth, m

10.7

Draught, m

4.65 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 4 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

4000

Max speed, kts

18

Fuel, t

coal 420

Endurance, nm(kts) 4600(10)
Armour, mm deck: 30, CT: 65

Armament

2 x 1 - 149/27 K.15/30, 4 x 1 - 105/37 K.10.5/40, 4 x 1 - 65/40 H(tr)65/40, 2 x 1 - 37/25 H(tr)37/25, 3 - 356 TT (1 bow, 2 beam)

Complement

237

Ship project history: Actually large gunboat with armoured deck. Intended for colonial service.

Ship protection: 30mm main deck protected machinery. CT had 65mm sides.

Modernizations: 1922: - 2 x 1 - 149/27; + 2 x 1 - 120/44 A(tr)12/45

Naval service: No significant events.

Adamastor 1898

 

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