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Uruguay 1916

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Uruguay     Vulkan, Stettin, Germany 1908 12.4.1910 8.1910 stricken 5.1951


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

1400

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

85.0 pp

Breadth, m

9.40

Draught, m

3.60 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 4 Normand boilers

Power, h. p.

5700

Max speed, kts

23

Fuel, t

coal 210

Endurance, nm(kts)

3000(12)

Armour, mm

nickel steel; deck: 17

Armament

2 x 1 - 120/45 Krupp QF, 4 x 1 - 76/40 EOC N, 6 x 1 - 37/40 Vickers, 2 x 1 - 450 TT

Complement

125



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<i>Uruguay</i> 1914
Uruguay 1914


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<i>Uruguay </i>1916
Uruguay 1916


Project history

Ship of intermediate type, usually classified as a torpedo gunboat, in Navy of Uruguay was rated as cruiser. She was built in Germany (Stettin), but armed with guns of Škoda and Armstrong. Uruguay arrived to Montevideo 20.8.1910.

Ship protection

Machinery spaces were protected by 17mm deck.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

Uruguay was used also for training duties, she was stricken in May, 1951 and sold for scrap in August, 1962.