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GENERAL SOUBLETTE gunboats (1926/1938)

General Soublette 1939

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
General Soublette (ex-Milazzo)   CNT, Monfalcone, Italy   18/11/1925 10/1926 // 1938 stricken 1950
General Urdaneta (ex-Dardanelli)   CNT, Monfalcone, Italy   29/9/1925 9/1926 // 1938 stricken 1950

  

Displacement standard, t

615

Displacement full, t

850

Length, m

62.2

Breadth, m

8.69

Draught, m

2.59

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 2 watertube boilers

Power, h. p.

1500

Max speed, kts

15

Fuel, t

coal 85

Endurance, nm(kts) 3500(10)

Armament

2 x 1 - 102/35 Terni 1914, 1 x 1 - 76/40 Ansaldo 1917

Complement

66

Ship project history: Former Italian minelayers of Ostia class, sold to Venezuela in 1938. Minelaying equipment was demounted before transfer. Ships were commissioned in 1939.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2011-16