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ARA Los Andes
Monitor Los Andes -1874-1930
Los Andes at anchor, about 1905
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Name: ARA Los Andes
Namesake: Andes
Builder: Thames Iron Works, Blackwall, London
Launched: 29 October 1875
Struck: 16 November 1927
Fate: Scrapped, 1929?
General characteristics (as built)
Type: La Plata-class monitor
Displacement: 1,535 long tons (1,560 t)
Length: 180 ft (54.9 m) (p/p)
Beam: 44 ft (13.4 m)
Draft: 9 ft 1 in (2.8 m)
Installed power: 750 ihp (560 kW)
Propulsion: 2 shafts, Compound steam engines
Speed: 9 knots (17 km/h; 10 mph)
Range: 1,400 nmi (2,600 km; 1,600 mi)
Complement: 120
Armament: 2 × Armstrong 9-inch (229 mm) muzzle-loading rifles
2 × small guns
Armor: Belt: 4.5–6 in (114–152 mm)
Deck: 1 in (25 mm)
Gun turret: 8–10 in (203–254 mm)

ARA Los Andes was one of two La Plata-class monitors built in Britain in the 1870s for the Argentine Navy.

FootnotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Gardiner, Robert, ed (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships: 1860–1905. London: Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0-85177-133-5. 
  • Gardiner, Robert; Gray, Randal, eds (1984). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships: 1906–1922. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 0-87021-907-3. 
  • "Ironclads Vasco da Gama and Andes". Toledo, Ohio: Naval Records Club. 1973. pp. 106–08. 

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