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Zaire 1933

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Zaire (ex-Goa) Z   ER de Lisboa   26.2.1925 1925 discarded 1958
Damão DA   ER de Lisboa   1927 1927 discarded 1937
Diu D, 1963- A5214   ER de Lisboa   10.1929 1929 TS 1963, discarded 1969


Technical data


Displacement standard, t397
Displacement full, t492
Length, m

45.0

Breadth, m

8.30

Draught, m

2.10

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 2 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

700

Max speed, kts

13

Fuel, t

coal 85

Endurance, nm(kts)3200(9)
Armament

2 x 1 - 76/40 A(tr)76/40, 2 x 1 - 47/40 H(tr)47/43

Complement

67



Standard scale images


similar <i>Beira </i>1940
similar Beira 1940


Graphics


<i>Zaire </i>1933
Zaire 1933
<i>Zaire </i>1953
Zaire 1953


Project history

Small colonial gunboats. Damão and Diu had ram stem.

Modernizations

1943-1944, Zaire: - 2 x 1 - 47/40; + 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 2 DCT

Naval service

No significant events.