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Name: REPUBLICA
Type: Cruiser
Keel: 06/1891
Launched: 26/05/1892
Completed: 01/1893
Builder: Sir WG Armstrong, Mitchell & Co Ltd
Yard: Elswick
Yard Number: 589
Dimensions: 1314disp, 210.0 x 34.0 x 12.8(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x VT3cyl (26, 40 & 57 x 24ins), 3807ihp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 17.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 6 x 1 x 4.7ins QF, 4 x 1 x 6pdr guns; 4 x 1 x 14.0ins torpedoes
History:
20/10/1892 Brazilian Navy
1892 Renamed 15 DE NOVIEMBRE
1894 Renamed REPUBLICA
1925 Broken up
Comments: 20/10/1892: Final builder's trials
Comments: Took part in the civil war of 1894 on the side of the rebels (the losers)


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