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Yqueleden
Post subject: Re: Torpedo boats and another small ships of Spain in the 19th centuryPosted: March 24th, 2018, 3:04 pm
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The ship is very small and the details of the masts can not be shown well. Also I have not found images of the Barceló with the sails, only with bare masts, but in the blueprint they are shown and in the documents it is indicated that they used them.

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Post subject: Re: Torpedo boats and another small ships of Spain in the 19th centuryPosted: March 24th, 2018, 5:54 pm
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Small gunboat Alerta

After the insurrection in Cuba, Spain purchased eighteen small gunboats to Spanish and British shipyards. The Alerta (Alert) class (six units) was one of them. They were small metal units, with a displacement of 43 tons and armed with a 42 mm Nordenfelt cannon and a 37 mm Maxim machine gun. They were used for coastal surveillance and several units faced to US ships in 1898. The Alerta fought in Cárdenas against American cruisers and torpedo boats.

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Post subject: Re: Torpedo boats and another small ships of Spain in the 19th centuryPosted: March 24th, 2018, 6:06 pm
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Small gunboat Ligera

The Ligera (Light) was a gunboat of the Estrella (Star) class, very similar to the Alerta. In 1898 was destined to the defense of Cárdenas (Cuba). On March 15 fought with US torpedo boat Foote, who was damaged. Was the first combat of the war. On June 8, the Ligera and Alerta gunboats, with the armed tugboat Antonio López (57 mm gun), fought with the US cruiser Wilmigton, the Machias and Hudson gunboats, and the Wislow torpedo boat. The Winslow was badly damaged (shortly after dying down) and the Americans had to retreat.

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Post subject: Re: Torpedo boats and another small ships of Spain in the 19th centuryPosted: March 25th, 2018, 8:54 am
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Post subject: Re: Torpedo boats and another small ships of Spain in the 19th centuryPosted: April 4th, 2018, 4:40 pm
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Torpedo boat Azor.

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The Azor class torpedo boat (Azor and Halcón, two types of hawks) were commissioned to the Yarrow shipyards in Great Britain. Their design derived from the successful Adler built for the Austrian-Hungarian navy. These were relatively large and well-armed vessels with some oceanic capacity. However, they were not prepared for the stormy Atlantic.

When they were built, they were provided with masts and sails for their journey to Spain, which were removed on an indeterminate date. It seems that the armament was increased, which became three Nordenfelt guns of 42 mm (one on the port and two on the starboard side) and a rotary torpedo tube.

In 1898 the Azor was assigned to the division of Villaamil, but although was reinforced for the transfer, he suffered damage during a storm. After arriving in Cape Verde he had to return to the Canary Islands.

In 1905 it was renamed Torpedero número 2. In 1911 Azor sank near Cádiz after colliding with the torpedo boat Orión.

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Post subject: Re: Torpedo boats and another small ships of Spain in the 19th centuryPosted: April 4th, 2018, 9:22 pm
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Hi Yqueleden!

I love this thread...

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Post subject: Re: Torpedo boats and another small ships of Spain in the 19th centuryPosted: April 4th, 2018, 9:42 pm
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Post subject: Re: Torpedo boats and another small ships of Spain in the 19th centuryPosted: April 5th, 2018, 7:27 pm
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Post subject: Re: Torpedo boats and another small ships of Spain in the 19th centuryPosted: April 5th, 2018, 8:30 pm
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Very appealing little boat! (and I am "stealing" it!).


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