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PORTUGUESE NAVY (PORTUGAL)

OTHER FIGHTING SHIPS

LIBERAL gunboats (1884)

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Liberal     Laird, Birkenhead, UK   9/8/1884 1884 wrecked 22/6/1910
Zaire     Laird, Birkenhead, UK   9/8/1884 1884 discarded 1916
  

Displacement normal, t

549

Displacement full, t

560

Length, m

42.5 pp

Breadth, m

7.88

Draught, m

3.36

No of shafts

1

Machinery

 

Power, h. p.

500

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

coal 90
Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

1 x 1 - 152/26 A.15/28, 2 x 1 - 100/27 A.10/28, 1 x 1 - 37/20 H(tr)37/23

Complement

109

Ship project history: Iron-hulled wooden-sheathed colonial gunboats.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Liberal was wrecked 22/6/1910 at Ambriz, N of Luanda (Angola).

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