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TEJO destroyer (1904)

Tejo 1917

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Tejo   Arsenal da Marinha, Lisboa 1901 27/10/1901 1904 discarded 1929
  

Displacement normal, t

522

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

70.0

Breadth, m

6.96

Draught, m

2.51 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 4 boilers

Power, h. p.

7000

Max speed, kts

25

Fuel, t

coal 155

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

1 x 1 - 100/27 A10/28, 1 x 1 - 65/40 H(tr)65/45, 4 x 1 - 47/40 H(tr)47/40, 2 x 1 - 356 TT

Complement

85

Ship project history: Four-funneled low-board torpedo cruiser with 65mm gun fwd and 100mm gun aft. Tejo was wrecked in 1910 but was salvaged and rebuilt under new project in 1917.

Modernizations: 1917: boilers were replaced by White-Forster, funnels were decreased to two; new armament consisted of 1 x 1 - 100/44 A(tr)10/45, 1 x 1 - 76/40 A(tr)76/40, 2 x 1 - 47/40 H(tr)47/40, 2 x 1 - 356 TT

Naval service: Tejo was wrecked in 1910 but was salvaged and rebuilt under new project. She was commissioned secondary in 1917 and served as a destroyer till 1929.

 

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