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A model of the Alfonso de Alburquerque.

A model of the Alfonso de Alburquerque.
A model of the Alfonso de Alburquerque.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H3074
Description: A half-block model of the 'Alfonso Alburquerque', an iron-sheathed cruiser built at the Thames Ironworks for the Portuguese government in 1884. She was 205 feet long, had a breadth of 33 feet, depth of 16.6 feet and a displacement of 1150 tons. Her maximum speed was 13.5 knots and she was armed with 2 six inch Armstrong guns and 5 forty-pounders.
Creator: Unknown
Date: c. 1884
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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