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Dom Carlos I  

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Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Dom Carlos I, 1910- Cândido Reis, 12.1910- Almirante Reis     Armstrong, Elswick, UK   5.5.1898 1898 discarded 1923


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

4186

Displacement full, t4253
Length, m

110.0 pp 117.0 oa

Breadth, m

14.4

Draught, m

5.33 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 12 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

12500

Max speed, kts

22

Fuel, t

coal 1000

Endurance, nm(kts)10000(10)
Armour, mmdeck: 37 with 110mm slopes, CT: 102
Armament

4 x 1 - 152/45 A(tr)15/45, 8 x 1 - 120/44 A(tr)12/45, 16 x 1 - 47/40 H(tr)47/40, 2 x 1 - 37/25 H(tr)37/25, 5 - 356 TT (1 ster, 4 beam)

Complement

473



Standard scale images


<i>Almirante Reis </i>1914
Almirante Reis 1914


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<i>Dom Carlos I</i>  
Dom Carlos I  


Project history

On trials ship reached 22.15kts speed, but in days of WWI could make no more than 19kts. Nevertheless, she was unique rigorous Portuguese cruiser. In 1918 she was put on major refit and modernization, but this modernization was never completed.

Ship protection

 37mm main deck with 110mm slopes protected machinery. CT had 102mm sides.

Modernizations

1900s: - 2 x 1 - 47/40, 3 - 356 TT (1 stern, 2 beam)

Naval service

No significant events.