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TEJO gunboats (1869-1877)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Tejo     Arsenal da Marinha, Lisboa   1869 1869 discarded 1900
Douro     Arsenal da Marinha, Lisboa   1873 1873 discarded 1900
Quanza     Arsenal da Marinha, Lisboa   1877 1877 discarded 1900


Technical data


Displacement normal, t578
Displacement full, t 
Length, m

43.6 pp

Breadth, m

7.90

Draught, m

3.30

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 HSE, 1 boiler

Power, h. p.

Tejo, Douro: 400

Quanza: 500

Max speed, kts

Tejo, Quanza: 10

Douro: 9

Fuel, t

coal 80

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament1 x 1 - 163/14 Armstrong 70pdr MLR, 2 x 1 - 121/14 Armstrong 40pdr 1.32-ton MLR
Complement109


Project history

Wooden colonial gunboats.

Modernizations

1880s, Tejo: - 1 x 1 - 163/14; + 1 x 1 - 100/27 A10/28

Naval service

No significant events.