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Name Launched // Comm. Builder Tonnage, BRT Dimensions, m Speed, kts Machinery, Fuel, t Armament Fate
Cinco de Otoubro (ex-Amelia, ex-Banshee) 1900 // 1910 Ramage & Ferguson, Leith, UK 1343 69.2x8.8x4.3 15 2VTE, 6boilers, 1800hp, coal230 2-47/40, 4-37/20 survey vessel 1924


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<i>Cinco de Otoubro </i>1912 more than 1000 BRT:
Cinco de Otoubro 1912 more than 1000 BRT:


Project history

Former royal yacht Amelia, built in UK in 1900. After revolution of 1910 Amelia was renamed and converted to despatch vessel (aviso). In 1924 Cinco de Otoubro was converted to survey vessel and scrapped in 1937.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.