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CORDOBA

 

Nationality:

Argentina

Type: DD
Class: LA PLATA - two in class
Builder: Schichau, Elbing
Completed: July, 1912
Displacement: 875 tons

Dimensions: (in feet and inches)

295' 4" x 29' 6" x 16' 5"

Machinery: 2-shaft Curtis AEG turbines, 5 Schulz - Thornycroft boilers; 28,000hp.  Coal:  290 tons.  Oil:  50 tons.  Range:  3000nm at 15 kts.
Speed: 35 knots
Armament:
NUMBER SIZE MOUNTS
4 4" / 50 cal. 4x1
2 37mm AA
4 21" TT 2x2
Compliment: 150

 

 

Sister ship:  LA PLATA

 

 

Notes:  CORDOBA and LA PLATA were two of 12 destroyers ordered from Germany in 1910.  They entered service in the Argentine Navy in 1913.  After long service, they were discarded in October, 1956.

 

Pictures

argonaut_ar-911_cordoba_dd_1937_-_01.jpg (28704 bytes) Argonaut AR-911 (1937)
argonaut_ar-911_cordoba_dd_1937_-_02.jpg (23034 bytes) Argonaut AR-911 (1937)
argonaut_911_cordoba_dd_1937_-_201.jpg (20890 bytes) Argonaut AR-911 (1937)
argonaut_911_cordoba_dd_1937_-_202.jpg (22082 bytes) Argonaut AR-911 (1937)