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Name: ESMERALDA
Type: Cruiser
Keel: 04/07/1895
Launched: 14/04/1896
Completed: 04/09/1896
Builder: Sir WG Armstrong, Mitchell & Co Ltd
Yard: Elswick
Yard Number: 639
Dimensions: 7032disp, 436.0 x 52.4 x 20.5(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x VTE, 16000ihp to 18000ihp
Engines by: Humphrys & Tennant, Deptford
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 22.75.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 8.0ins, 16 x 6.0ins QF, 8 x 12pdr QF, 10 x 6pdr QF guns, 3 x 18inch torpedo
History:
04/09/1896 Chilean Navy
1929 Broken up
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