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São Gabriel  

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
São Gabriel     Normand, Le Havre, France   7/5/1898 1899 discarded 1924
São Rafael     Normand, Le Havre, France   5/7/1898 1899 wrecked 21/10/1911


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

1771

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

73.8 pp 75.0 oa

Breadth, m

10.8

Draught, m

4.34 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 4 Normand-Sigaudy boilers

Power, h. p.

4000

Max speed, kts

17.5

Fuel, t

coal 300

Endurance, nm(kts)5000(10)
Armour, mmdeck: 20, CT: 60
Armament

2 x 1 - 149/45 SC(tr)15/45, 4 x 1 - 120/45 SC(tr)12/45, 8 x 1 - 47/40 H(tr)47/40, 2 x 1 - 37/20 H(tr)37/20, 1 - 356 TT (bow)

Complement

242



Standard scale images


<i>São Gabriel </i>1914
São Gabriel 1914


Graphics


<i>São Gabriel</i>  
São Gabriel  


Ship project history


Small cruisers for colonial service, actually seaworthy gunboats. In 1918 São Gabriel could make no more than 15kts.

Ship protection


 20mm main deck protected machinery. CT had 60mm sides.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


Saõ Raphael wrecked in 21/10/1911 in mouth of river Ave.