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Name: 25 DE MAYO or VEINTICINCO DE MAYO
Type: Cruiser
Keel: 18/06/1885
Launched: 05/05/1890
Completed: 02/1891
Builder: Sir WG Armstrong, Mitchell & Co Ltd
Yard: Elswick
Yard Number: 541
Dimensions: 3180disp, 330.0 x 43.0 x 16.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x VT3cyl (40, 60 & 66, 66 x 30ins), 8300ihp to 14000ihp
Engines by: Humphrey & Tennant, London
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 22.4knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 1 x 8.2ins, 8 x 1 x 4.7ins, 12 x 1 x 3pdr guns;, 3 x 1 x 18.0ins torpedoes
History:
02/1891 Argentinian Navy
1921 Broken up
Comments: Laid down as a stock cruiser
05/05/1890: Launched as NECOCHEA
1921: Start of a gradual process of breaking up at Santiago


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