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CRUISERS

DOM CARLOS I protected cruiser(1898)

Almirante Reis 1914

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Dom Carlos I, 1910- Cândido Reis, 12/1910- Almirante Reis   Armstrong, Elswick, UK   5/5/1898 1898 discarded 1923
  

Displacement normal, t

4186

Displacement full, t

4253

Length, m

110.0 pp 117.0 oa

Breadth, m

14.4

Draught, m

5.33 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 12 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

12500

Max speed, kts

22

Fuel, t

coal 1000

Endurance, nm(kts) 10000(10)
Armour, mm deck: 37 with 110mm slopes, CT: 102

Armament

4 x 1 - 152/45 A(tr)15/45, 8 x 1 - 120/44 A(tr)12/45, 16 x 1 - 47/40 H(tr)47/40, 2 x 1 - 37/25 H(tr)37/25, 5 - 356 TT (1 ster, 4 beam)

Complement

473

Ship project history: On trials ship reached 22.15kts speed, but in days of WWI could make no more than 19kts. Nevertheless, she was unique rigorous Portuguese cruiser. In 1918 she was put on major refit and modernization, but this modernization was never completed.

Ship protection: 37mm main deck with 110mm slopes protected machinery. CT had 102mm sides.

Modernizations: 1900s: - 2 x 1 - 47/40, 3 - 356 TT (1 stern, 2 beam)

Naval service: No significant events.

Dom Carlos I

 

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