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BARTOLOMEU DIAS screw corvette (1858)


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Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Bartolomeu Dias     UK   1.1.1858 1858 discarded 1905


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

2377

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

63.1 pp

Breadth, m

11.4

Draught, m

6.25 max

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 HRCR

Power, h. p.

400

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

coal 360

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

28 guns

Complement

473



Project history

Wooden corvette, first Portuguese screw ship.

Modernizations

1870s: armament consisted of 17 MLR guns

1890s: armament consisted of 5 x 1 - 127/25 BL Mk I/II/III/IV/V

Naval service

No significant events.