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Name: ROSARIO
Type: River Gunboat
Keel: 21/08/1907
Launched: 28/07/1908
Completed: 07/08/1909
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Elswick
Yard Number: 811
Dimensions: 1000disp, 240.0 x 32.0 x 7.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x VTE, 1650ihp
Engines by: Vickers
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 15.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 6ins, 6 x 3ins guns
History:
07/08/1909 Government of Argentina
04/12/1959 Sold
Comments: 04/12/1959: Probably sold for scrap


Photo copyright Vickers Archives

Photo courtesy of Argentine Navy