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ARA Pueyrredón
Pueyrredon
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Name: ARA Pueyrredón
Namesake: Juan Martín de Pueyrredón
Builder: Gio. Ansaldo & C., Genoa
Launched: 25 September 1897
Completed: August 1898
Acquired: 1897
Struck: 2 August 1954
Fate: Sold for scrap, 1957
General characteristics
Class & type: Giuseppe Garibaldi-class armoured cruiser
Displacement: 6,773 long tons (6,882 t)
Length: 344 ft 2 in (104.9 m)
Beam: 50 ft 8 in (15.4 m)
Draught: 23 ft 4 in (7.1 m)
Installed power: 13,000 ihp (9,700 kW)
Propulsion: 2 shafts, vertical triple-expansion steam engines
8 Belleville water-tube boilers
Speed: 20 knots (37 km/h; 23 mph)
Complement: 520
Armament:

2 × 1 - Armstrong 10-inch (254 mm) guns
14 × 1 - 6-inch (152 mm) guns
2 × 1 - 3-inch (76 mm) guns
10 × 1 - 6-pounder guns

4 × 1 - 18-inch (457 mm) torpedo tubes
Armour: Belt: 3.1–5.9 in (79–150 mm)
Barbettes: 5.9 in (150 mm)
Gun turrets: 5.9 in (150 mm)
Conning tower: 5.9 in (150 mm)

ARA Pueyrredón was a Garibaldi-class armoured cruiser of the Argentine Navy. The ship was built in Italy and is considered part of the Italian Giuseppe Garibaldi class. The ship was launched on 27 July 1898 and served the Argentine Navy until she was stricken on 2 August 1954. Pueyrredón was the last survivor of the Garibaldi class.

ReferencesEdit

Further readingEdit

  • (Spanish) Burzaco, Ricardo. Acorazados y Cruceros De La Armada Argentina. Eugenio B, Buenos Aires, 1997. ISBN 987-96764-0-8
  • (Spanish) Arguindeguy, Pablo. Apuntes sobre los buques de la Armada Argentina (1810-1970). Comando en Jefe de la Armada, Buenos aires, 1972. ISBN n/d



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