We use cookies to track visitor statistics and personalise adverts. This info is shared with Google. Only use the site if you agree to this. OK, I agree
Librapix Link

Ships and Harbours Photos

Upload a Picture About this Site | Links | Random Pic | Advanced Search Home | Latest Additions | Contributors | Visitors
 
Huascar
Ships and Harbours
No: 21917   Contributor: Tomislav Raymondi   Year: 2013   Manufacturer: Laird Brothers of Birkenhead, United Kingdom   Country: Chile
Huascar

Anchored at Chilean Navy Ship's Yard at Talcahuano, Chile.

Museum ship, this is the second oldest ship still afloat, after HMS Warrior.

Monitor Huascar

Ship’s Yard: Laird Brothers
Launched: 7th of October of 1865 at Birkenhead

General characteristics
Displacement: 1,180 long tons (1,199 t)
Length: 66.9 m (219 ft) Beam: 10.9 m (35.8 ft) Draught: 5.7 m (18.7 ft)
Propulsion: 1 x steam engine, 1500 hp (1120 kW), single screw
Sail plan: Brigantine Speed: 12 knots
Complement: 170

Armament:
2 x 10" (254 mm), 300 lb (136 kg) Armstrong guns in a single Coles turret
2 x 4.75" (120 mm), 40 lb (18 kg) Armstrong guns
1 x 12 lb (5 kg) cannon
1 x .44 cal Gatling gun
Armoured ram bow

Armour:
4.5" (114 mm) iron belt (amidships), tapering to 2.5" (64 mm) (prow and bow)
5.5" (140 mm) iron turret
Picture added on 13 April 2013 at 07:42
Please add your comments about this picture using the form below.

Comments

Your Name

Your email address - this will be shown on the page and will allow the system to notify you of further comments added to this picture.
 

Laird Brothers of Birkenhead, United Kingdom

Corbeta ARA UruguayDeck of ARA UruguaySailing vessel ARA UruguayARA Uruguay at Buenos AiresARA Uruguay moored in Buenos AiresDeck of ARA Presidente SarmientoDetail of ARA Presidente SarmientoARA Presidente Sarmiento in ArgentinaPhoto of ARA Presidente SarmientoARA Presidente Sarmiento
My Album Admin Login | Terms & Copyright | Try our site about Ships and Harbours