Monday, 19 December 2016

Ships of the Nationalist and Republican Navies during the Spanish Civil War: Laya-class Gunboat

Built at Cartagena between 1910 and 1912. 3 sister-ships had been discarded and scrapped before 1936.

Ship’s characteristics:
  • Displacement: 811 tons normal
  • Dimensions:
    • Length: 213’9” (65.2m)
    • Beam: 30’ (9.1m)
    • Draught: 9’6” (2.9m)
  • Speed: 14 kts
  • Armament: 4 x 3” (76mm) (4 x 1)
  • Complement: 126
Served in the Republican Navy. She was sunk by Nationalist bombers at Valencia on 15th June 1938.

No comments:

Post a Comment