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Brazilian destroyer Paraíba (1909)
Career (Brazil)
Name: Paraíba
Namesake: Paraíba (Brazilian state)
Ordered: 1904
Builder: Yarrow
Launched: 1909
Completed: 1909
Decommissioned: 1944
Fate: Scrapped
General characteristics
Type: Destroyer
Displacement: 560 long tons (570 t)[1]
Length: 240 ft (73 m)[1]
Beam: 23 ft 6 in (7.16 m)[1]
Draught: 7 ft 10 in (2.39 m)[1]
Propulsion: Vertical triple expansion steam engines, 2 shafts[1]
Speed: 27 knots (31 mph; 50 km/h) design,[1] 28.736 knots (33.069 mph; 53.219 km/h); at trials.[1]
Range: 3,700 nautical miles (6,900 km) at 14 knots (16 mph; 26 km/h)
Complement: 130
Armament:

Paraíba was a Pará-class destroyer of the Brazilian Navy, serving from 1909 to 1944.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Gardiner and Gray, Conway's, 406.

BibliographyEdit

  • Gardiner, Robert and Randal Gray, eds. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships: 1906–1921. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1984. ISBN 0-87021-907-3. OCLC 12119866.
  • "CT Parahyba - CT 5." Navios De Guerra Brasileiros. Accessed 27 August 2017.
  • "Paraíba IV." Serviço de Documentação da Marinha — Histórico de Navios. Diretoria do Patrimônio Histórico e Documentação da Marinha, Departamento de História Marítima. Accessed 27 August 2017.


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