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Name: ALMIRANTE BARROSO
Type: Cruiser
Keel: 31/08/1895
Launched: 25/08/1896
Completed: 29/04/1897
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: Elswick
Yard Number: 630
Dimensions: 3409disp, 330.0 x 43.0 x 16.8(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (31, 46 & 70 x 30ins), 7500ihp
Engines by: Humphrys Tennant & Co, Deptford
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 20.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 6 x 1 x 6.0ins QF, 4 x 1 x 4.7ins QF, 10 x 1 x 6pdr QF guns;
3 x 18.0ins torpedoes, (1 x bow & 2 x broadside)
History:
29/04/1897 Government of Brazil
14/04/1905 Discarded
Comments: Also known as BARROSO


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