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Navy in Spanish civilian war

Two coastal battleships, one heavy cruiser, one large destroyer and some submarines and auxiliary vessels were lost during the conflict.
At the start of the war, the Spanish Republican Navy had the battleship Jaime I, three light cruisers, 14 destroyers, and few submarines. "List of Naval Battles", "List of Submarine Action", "Anti-ships aircraft actions".



     Battleship 'Jaime I' ('Espana' class dreadnought) of the Spanish Navy which served from 1921 to 1937. She saw action against insurgents in Morocco in the Rif War during the early 1920s, and was damaged by a coastal battery in May 1924.
     She fought with the Republican Navy in the Spanish Civil War. On the first months of the war, Jaime I shelled a number of rebel strongholds (Ceuta, Melilla, Algeciras and so on). In Algeciras she hit with her secondary armament the Nationalist gunboat Dato, which was burned down to the waterline, although she was later recovered and upgraded by the rebels. During that conflict, Jaime I was damaged by a Nationalist air attack at Malaga on 13 August 1936.
     On 17 June 1937, while at Cartagena, she was wrecked by an internal explosion and fire, probably sabotaged.
Spanish battleship Jaime I saw action against insurgents in Morocco in the Rif War during the early 1920s, and was damaged by a coastal battery ('Espana' class dreadnought)

Displacement: 15,452 tons (normal); 15,700 tons (maximum) ;
Length: 459 ft 2 in (140 m) ; Beam: 78 ft 9 in (24 m) ; Draft: 25 ft 6 in (7.77 m) maximum

Speed: 19.5 knots (36.1 km/h)

Range: 5000 nautical miles (9260 km) at 10 knots (19 km/h)
3,100 nautical miles (5740 km) at 16.75 knots (31 km/h)

Crew: 854

Armament: 8 x 12" (305 mm) 50-caliber Vickers guns ; 20 x 4" (101 mm) 45-caliber Vickers guns ;
2 x 47-mm AA guns ; 2 x Maxim machine guns ; 2 x 70-mm landing guns

Armor: Belt 8-4" (203-102 mm), Upper belt 6" (152 mm), Barbettes 10" (254 mm), Gunhouses 8" (203 mm), Deck 1.5" (38 mm), Conning tower 10" (254 mm), Anti-torpedo bulkheads 1.5" (38 mm)




3 Cruisers: Libertad, Miguel de Cervantes
Spanish Cervera class light cruiser Libertad
Cervera class light cruiser
Displacement: 7595 t standard, 9385 t full load
Length:	579 ft (176 m)     Beam: 54 ft (16 m)     Draught: 16 ft 6 in (5 m)
Propulsion: 80,000 hp (60,000 kW)
Speed: 33 knots (61 km/h)	Range: 5,000 nmi (9,300 km) at 15 kn (28 km/h)
Complement: 564
Armament: 
8 x 6" (152-mm) Vickers guns (3 twin turrets and 2 single mountings)
4 x 4" (101-mm) Vickers guns
3 x 47-mm AA guns
12 x 21-inch (533-mm) torpedoes in triple tubes above water
Armour: 2-3" belt, 1-2" deck, 6" conning tower
Mendez Nunez
"Blas de Lezo" class light cruiser
Displacement: 4860 t standard, 3918 t full load
Length: 462 ft (141 m)
Beam: 46 ft (14 m)
Draught: 14 ft 4 in (4.37 m)
Propulsion: 4 shafts, Parsons Type geared turbines, 12 Yarrow Type boilers, 45,000 hp
Speed: 	29 knots (54 km/h)
Range: 	5,000 nmi (9,300 km) at 13 kn (24 km/h)
Complement: 320
Armament: 6 x 6" (152-mm) Vickers guns in single mountings
4 x 47-mm AA guns
12 x 21" (533-mm) torpedoes in triple tubes
Armour: 2-3" belt, 1" deck, 6" conning tower


16 Destroyers: Sanchez Barcaiztegui, Jose Luis Diez (Basque Navy), Almirante Ferrandiz, Lepanto, Churruca, Alcala Galiano, Almirante Valdes, Almirante Antequera, Almirante Miranda, Ciscar (Basque Navy), Escano, Gravina, Jorge Juan, Ulloa
Displacement:  1600 tons (normal); 2,067 tons (maximum)
Length:  101.00 m
Height:  3.30 m
Draft:  3.30 m
Propulsion:  2 Parsons turbines.
4 Yarrow boilers
42.000 horsepower (31 MW)
Speed:  36 knots (67 km/h)
Range:  5000 nautical miles (9,260 km) at 10 knots (19 km/h)
3,100 nautixcal miles (4,500 nautical miles) at 14 knots (26 km/h)
Complement:  160
Armament:  (5x1) 120 mm (4.7 in) L45
1x3-inch (76.2-mm) antiaircraft gun
4 machineguns
6x21 in (533 mm) torpedo tubes 
2 depth charge racks
Alsado, Lazaga

Destructor Lazaga Destructor Almirante Ferrandiz Destructor Jorge Juan Destructor Sanchez Barcaiztegui

Displacement:  1061 t standard , 1336 t full load
Length:  83.82 m (275 ft 0 in) pp
86.25 m (283 ft 0 in) oa
Beam:  8.23 m (27 ft 0 in)
Draught:  4.57 m (15 ft 0 in)
Propulsion:  2-shaft Parsons geared steam turbines
4? Yarrow boilers
33,000 shp (25,000 kW)
Speed:  34 kn (63 km/h; 39 mph)
Range:  2,500 nmi (4,630 km; 2,877 mi) at 15 kn (28 km/h; 17 mph)
Complement:  86
Armament:  3 x 102 mm (4 inch) /45 guns
2 x 47 mm anti aircraft guns
4 x 21 inch (533 mm) torpedo tubes 


4 Soviet G-5 motor torpedo boats

12 Submarines: C-1, C-2, C-3, C-4, C-5, C-6
Armament 6 x 533 mm (21 inch) torpedo tubes (four bow, two stern, 10 torpedoes 1x75-mm Bonifaz deck gun
C-class diesel-electric submarine
Displacement:  925 t surfaced , 1144 t submerged
Length:  73 meters
Beam:  6.3 meters
Draft:  5.3 meters
Propulsion:  2 Vickers main diesels, 1,000 CV each
2 electric motors, 375 CV each
2 shafts
Speed:  16.5 knots surfaced
8.5 knots submerged
Range:  6,800 nm at 10 knots surfaced
150 nm at 4.5 knots submerged
Complement:  40
Armament:  6 x 533 mm (21 inch) torpedo tubes (four bow, two stern, 10 torpedoes
1x75-mm Bonifaz deck gun
B-1, B-2, B-3, B-4, B-5, B-6





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