Join the Ship Stamp Society and get 6 issues of LogBook for just £12!


The Ship Stamp Society website has has a facelift. Click HERE to take a look at our new improved website where you can view past Editions of LogBook and subscribe to get full access to future editions for just £12 per year!

THE SHIP STAMP SOCIETY

Ship Stamp Society

Zaragoza

The full index of our ship stamp archive

Zaragoza

Postby shipstamps » Thu Aug 28, 2008 2:47 pm


Click image to view full size
The Naval School of Mexico, Vera Cruz, was founded in 1897, the stamp design showing the old cruiser Zaragoza, Granville built in 1891. Steel hulled, brig-rigged, and with a single funnel, she displaced 1,200 tons. Complement was 270 and engines of 1300 h.p. gave her a speed of 15 knots. Originally she was armed with four 12 cm. guns and four rapid-firing guns. She was refitted in 1910 and armed with six 4.7-in., 40 cal. guns; two 6-pdr. and two 1-pdr. Her dimensions were: 213 x 33 x 16 ft. A single-screw vessel, she had bunkerage for 200 tons of coal. SG1253
shipstamps
Site Admin
 
Posts: 0
Joined: Fri Mar 13, 2009 8:12 pm

Return to Ship Stamps Collection

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google Adsense [Bot], Google [Bot] and 147 guests