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ALMIRANTE GUISE destroyer (1917/1933)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Almirante Guise (ex-Lennuk, ex-Автроил [Avtroil])     Bekker, Revel, Russia 11.1913 13.1.1915 8.1917 // 7.1933 stricken 5.1949


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

1350

Displacement full, t

2200

Length, m

107.0

Breadth, m

9.50

Draught, m

4.10

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Brown-Boveri steam turbines, 5 Normand boilers

Power, h. p.

32700

Max speed, kts

35

Fuel, t

oil 350

Endurance, nm(kts)1568(16)
Armament

5 x 1 - 102/60 (ru), 1 x 1 - 76/28 Lender obr. 1914-15, 3 x 3 - 450 TT, 80 mines

Complement

142



Standard scale images


<i>Almirante Guise </i>1942
Almirante Guise 1942


Project history

Former Russian Novik class destroyers. Almirante Villar was laid down as Kapitan Kingsbergen, 10.7.1915 renamed Kapitan 1 ranga Miklukho-Maklay, since 18.12.1918 Spartak; Almirante Guise was laid down as Avtroil. 27.12.1918 both destroyers were captured by British ships off Tallinn; 4.1.1919 they were commissioned by Navy of Estonia as Wambola and Lennuk; in April, 1933 they were sold to Peru on 410.000$ each and transferred to the Peruvian crews in Britain 8.7.1933. They arrived to Iquitos only in January, 1934 when the conflict with Colombia was already resolved by armistice signing, and as result passed to Callao, arriving there 5.7.1934.

Modernizations

1941: + 3 x 1 - 20/65 Breda 1939

Naval service

Almirante Guise was decommissioned in November, 1947. Her fragments are till now in scuttled condition off San Lorenzo naval base.