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RAINHA DONA AMÉLIA protected cruiser (1901)


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Rainha Dona Amélia  

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Rainha Dona Amélia, 1910- República     Arsenal de Marinha de Lisboa   12.4.1899 23.5.1901 discarded 1924


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

1630

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

75.0 pp

Breadth, m

11.8

Draught, m

4.45 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 4 boilers

Power, h. p.

5000

Max speed, kts

20

Fuel, t

coal 322

Endurance, nm(kts)4200(10)
Armour, mmdeck: 30
Armament

4 x 1 - 149/45 SC(tr)15/45, 2 x 1 - 100/45 SC(tr)10/45, 2 x 1 - 47/40 H(tr)47/40, 2 x 1 - 37/25 H(tr)37/25, 2 - 356 TT (beam)

Complement

273



Standard scale images


<i>República </i>1914
República 1914


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<i>Rainha Dona Amélia</i>  
Rainha Dona Amélia  


Project history

Small cruiser for colonial service, actually seagoing gunboat with 15cm guns in sponsons and 10cm guns at ship ends..

Ship protection

 30mm main deck protected machinery.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

3.8.1915 República ran aground S of Peniche and stricken 20.8.1915.