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Name: GONCALHO VELHO
Type: Second Class Aviso - Sloop
Keel: 09/10/1931
Launched: 03/08/1932
Completed: 01/03/1933
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 583
Dimensions: 1155disp - 1413disp, 250.0 x 35.5 x 9.6(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, SR geared, Parsons type, 2000hp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 17.5knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 3 x 1 x 4.7ins QF, 2 x 1 x 2pdr guns
History:
01/03/1933 Portuguese Navy
1961 Broken up
Comments: Lead ship of the GONCALHO VELHO Class
Designed to operate in the Portuguese Colonies.


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