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CERVANTES

 

Nationality:

Argentina

Type: DD
Class: CHURUCCA - 16 in class
Commissioned: June, 1925
Builder: La Carraca, Cartagena
Displacement: 1,522 tons

Dimensions: (in feet and inches)

318' 3" x 31' 6" x 10' 6"

Machinery: 2-shaft Parsons geared turbines, 4 boilers; 42,000shp.  Oil:  540 tons
Speed: 36 knots
Armament:
NUMBER SIZE MOUNTS
5 4.7"  5x1
1 3" 1x1
4 MG
6 21" TT 2x3
Compliment: 160

 

 

Sister ship:  JUAN DE GARRAY; 14 sister ships in Spanish Navy

 

 

Notes:  Virtual repeats of the British SCOTT class flotilla leaders.  Originally intended for the Spanish Navy and laid down as name ship of the CHURUCCA class, but purchased by Argentina while under construction.   Entered service in 1927.  Discarded in June, 1961.

 

Pictures

argonaut_ar-910_cervantes_dd_1938_-_01.jpg (35251 bytes) Argonaut AR-910
argonaut_ar-910_cervantes_dd_1938_-_02.jpg (27024 bytes) Argonaut AR-910