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NAVY OF VENEZUELA (VENEZUELA)

OTHER FIGHTING SHIPS

MIRANDA gunboat (1895/1899)

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Miranda (ex-Diego de Velazquez)   Thompson, Clydebank, UK 7/1895 7/9/1895 1895 // mid-1899 stricken 1945

  

Displacement normal, t

200

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

41.5

Breadth, m

5.80

Draught, m

2.50

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 1 boiler

Power, h. p.

315

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

coal 36

Endurance, nm(kts)

850(8)

Armament

4 x 1 - 57/42 Nordenfelt

Complement

55

Ship project history: Former Spanish gunboat Diego de Velasquez. In view of unserviceability of machinery and impossibility of returning to Spain after Spanish-American war, in the mid-1899 she was sold to Venezuela.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Miranda 1933

Ivan Gogin, 2011-15