ISABEL II (1851) Spain

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D. v. Nieuwenhuijzen
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ISABEL II (1851) Spain

Post by D. v. Nieuwenhuijzen » Wed Feb 22, 2017 2:33 pm

Built in 1850-'51 by Charles J. Mare & Co., Blackwall, London for Spain.
Paddle steamer, displacement:2879 tons, L:66m. B:14,50m. Depth:6,40m. steam engine:500 nhp. 12 kn. armament:16-68 pounders (200 mm.) complement:300, 3 sisterships.
In 1859 and 1860 she took part in a war in Africa.
In September 1868 renamed CIUDAD DE CÁDIZ, 1882 demolished.

(Equatorial Guinea 1996, 500 f. StG.?)
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