Spanish Ship Involved

Heavy Cruiser

Canarias

Canarias (Canarias Class)
General Details
Nationality Spanish
Type Heavy Cruiser
Builder Ferrol Navy Yard/Sociedad Española de Construcciones Navales.
Laid down 15 August1928
Launched 28 May 1931
Commissioned September 1936
Fate Decommissioned in 1975
Displacement
Standard 10.670 tons
Maximum 13.200 tons
Dimensions
Lenght (Overall) 193,90 meter (636 feet)
Beam 19,50 meter (64 feet)
Draft 6,50 meter (21,4 feet)
Armament
Main Battery 8 x 20,3 cm (8 inches)/50 cal BL Mk VIII in 4 twin Mk I turrets
Secondary Battery 8 x 11,9 cm (4,7 inches)/45 cal AA in open mounts
AA 12 x 40 mm (1,57 inches) Bofors
3 x 20 mm (0,79 inch)
Torpedoes 12 x 53,3 cm (21 inches), above water in triple tubes
Armour
Side 1 inch
Deck 1,38 inches
Turrets 1 inch
Conning Tower 1 inch
Propulsion
Boilers 8 Yarrow
Turbines 4 Parsons geared
Shafts 4
Horsepower 90.000 shp
Endurance 8.000 nm at 15 knots
Speed 32-33 knots
Oil Bunkerage 2.794 tons
Complement
Usual 679
Roll of Honour
Bismarck Operation "Rheinübung"