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INFANTE D. MANUEL river gunboat (1904)


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Rio Minho 1933

Ships


Names Builders Completed Losses Transfers Discarding

Infante D. Manuel, 1910- Rio Minho

ER de Lisboa: Infante D. Manuel

1904: Rio Minho

None

None

late 1940s: Rio Minho



Technical data


Displacement normal, t38
Displacement full, t 
Length, m

24.6

Breadth, m

4.00

Draught, m

0.60

No of shafts

side wheels

Machinery

1 VTE, 1 boiler

Power, h. p.

64

Max speed, kts

7.5

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

2 x 1 - 37/20 H(tr)37/23

Complement

8



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<i>Rio Minho </i> 1933
Rio Minho 1933


Project history

Wheeled gunboat, formally built for frontier service on river Minho, but actually used for fisheries protection and for other needs of local authorities. Nominal complement of this ship was 68(!) persons, but majority of them served ashore.

Modernizations

1920s: - 1 x 1 - 37/20; + 1 x 1 - 7.7/87.

Naval service

No significant events.