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RIO LIMA gunboat (1875)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Rio Lima     Laird, Birkenhead, UK   1875 1875 discarded 1910


Technical data


Displacement normal, t628
Displacement full, t 
Length, m

43.3 pp 45.4 oa

Breadth, m8.62
Draught, m3.20
No of shafts1
Machinery 
Power, h. p.

500

Max speed, kts

11

Fuel, t

coal 90

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament1 x 1 - 178/16 Armstrong 6.5-ton MLR, 4 x 1 - 121/14 Armstrong 40pdr 1.32-ton MLR
Complement109


Project history

Iron-hulled wooden-sheathed colonial gunboat.

Modernizations

1880s: - 1 x 1 - 178/16, 4 x 1 - 121/14; + 1 x 1 - 152/26 A.15/28, 2 x 1 - 100/27 A10/28

Naval service

No significant events.