List of capital ships of minor navies


List of capital ships of minor navies
HMAS Australia was the only battlecruiser to be operated by the Royal Australian Navy

This is a list of capital ships of minor battleship navies:

Contents

Argentina

  • La Plata class
    • La Plata (1874)
    • Los Andes (1874)
  • Independencia class
    • Independencia (1891)
    • Nueve de Julio (1890) - Renamed Libertad 1892
  • Rivadavia class

Australia (Victoria colony until 1901)

  • Nelson (1814, ex-British Nelson, transferred 1867 to Victoria) - Cut down to frigate, BU 1928
  • Cerberus (1868) - Scuttled as breakwater 1926
  • HMAS Australia (1913) - Scuttled in 1924

Brazil

Ships of the line

  • Vasco da Gama 74-80 (c. 1792, ex-Portuguese, captured 1822)
  • Medusa 68-74 (c. 1786, ex-Portuguese, captured 1822, ex-Nossa Senhora do Monte do Carmo, renamed 1793)
  • Afonso de Albuquerque 62-64 (c. 1767, ex-Portuguese, captured 1822, ex-Nossa Senhora dos Prazeres, renamed 1796/97) - Discarded, 1826
  • Principe Real 80-90 (c. 1771, ex-Portuguese, captured 1822, ex-Nossa Senhora da Conceicão, renamed 1794)
  • ? 74 (c. 1763, ex-Portuguese Conde Dom Henrique, captured 1822, ex-Nossa Senhora do Pilar, renamed 1793)
  • Dom Pedro I 64-74 (c. 1763, ex-Portuguese Martin de Freitas, acquired 1822, ex-Infante dom Pedro, renamed 1806, ex-Santo António e São José, renamed 1794; renamed Pedro I)
  • ? 64-72 (c. 1766, ex-Portuguese Dom Joao de Castro, acquired 1822, ex-Nossa Senhora do Bom Sucesso, renamed 1800)

Coast defence ships

  • Barrozo (1864) - BU 1885
  • Brasil (1864) - BU 1905
  • Tamandare (1865) - BU 1885
  • Lima Barros (1865) - Intended as Paraguayan Bellona, renamed 1865. BU 1905
  • Rio de Janeiro (c. 1865) - Mined 1866
  • Bahia (1865) - Intended as Paraguayan Minerva, renamed 1865, BU 1895
  • Silvado (1866) - Intended as Paraguayan Nemesis, renamed 1865, discarded c. 1885, BU 1895
  • Mariz e Barros (1866) - Discarded 1890. BU 1892
  • Herval (1866) - Discarded 1885. BU 1887
  • Cabral (1866) - Discarded 1885, BU 1887
  • Colombo (1866) - Discarded 1885, BU 1887
  • Sete de Setembro (1874) - Discarded, BU 1895
  • Javary (1873) - Sank 1893
  • Solimoes (1874) - BU during the 1890's
  • Independencia - Confiscated by Britain before delivery, renamed Neptune
  • Riachuelo (1883) - Sunk 1910
  • Aquidaban (1885) - Renamed Vinte Quatro de Mayo 1894, renamed Aquidaban 1900, sunk 1906
  • Marechal Deodoro class
    • Marechal Deodoro (1898) - To Mexico 1924, renamed Anahuac
    • Marechal Floriano (1899) - Discarded, BU 1936
  • Dreadnoughts

    • Minas Gerais class
      • Minas Gerais (1910) - BU 1954
      • São Paulo (1910) - Sank in storm while being towed to breakers 1951
    • Rio de Janeiro - laid down in 1911 with seven main turrets; cancelled in 1912; sold to the Ottoman Navy as Sultan Osman I in 1914 but seized by the Royal Navy in 1914 and named HMS Agincourt (scrapped 1924)

    Chile

    • Almirante Cochrane class
      • Almirante Cochrane (1874) - BU c. 1935
      • Valparaiso (1875), renamed as Blanco Encalada in 1877 - Torpedoed 1891
    • Huáscar (1865, ex-Peruvian Huáscar, captured 1879) - preserved at Talcahuano
    • Capitan Prat (1890)
    • Constitucion class (not handed over)
      • Constitucion (1903) - Confiscated by Britain 1903, renamed Swiftsure, sold for breaking up 1920
      • Libertad' (1903) - Confiscated by Britain 1903, renamed Triumph, torpedoed 1915
    • Almirante Latorre-class battleship
      • Almirante Latorre (1913) - purchased by Britain 1914 and renamed Canada, repurchased 1920, broken up 1959
      • Almirante Cochrane (1913) - purchased by Britain 1918, renamed Eagle and converted to aircraft carrier, sunk 1942

    China

    • Dingyuan class

    Colombia

    • ? (1785, ex-Swedish Tapperheten 60, transferred 1825) - To Portugal by 1848

    Finland

    • Ilmarinen class

    India (British colony)

    • Magdala (1870)

    Mexico


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