Image from page 244 of “The railroad and engineering journal” (1887)
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Title: The railroad and engineering journal
Year: 1887 (1880s)
Subjects: Railroad engineering Engineering Railroads
Publisher: New York : M.N. Forney
Contributing Library: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Digitizing Sponsor: Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation
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65-mm. (2.Uin.)rapid-fire guns, two forward and two aft ; four 47-mm.(1 85-in.) rapid-fire guns carried on the military masts, andeight 37-mm. (Ii-in.) revolving cannon. The position ofthese guns is shown in fig. 2. The ship, which is more of a fighting vessel than acruiser, is not rigged and has only two military masts. The Dupuy-du-l.oiiie is built from the plans of M. deHussy, Chief Naval Constructor, and under his direction. The Isly type—of which there are two, the Isly andJean Bart—\% shown in figs. 4 and 5, while the Algertype, of which the Alger is so far the sole representative. Vol. LXIIt, No. 5.] EMGlNfEERING jOtJR^fAL. S23 is shown in figs. 6 and 7. These two types are cruisersproperly so called, and are rigged and provided with sails.The differences in the arrangement of the armored decks,guns, etc., are well shown in figs. 5 and 7. SECOND-CLASS CRUISERS. The second-class cruisers are represented by the Davoiistand a sister ship, the Souchet, now under construction in
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r The dimensions are as follows : IsLY TVpE. Alger TYPE. Total length 105.40 meters. 105.60 meters Extreme breadth 13.28 meters. i3.8ometers. Deplhofhold 9.30 meters. 9.30 meters. Dr.-tft forward 5.60 meters Draft aft 6.14 meters. 6.20 meters. Draft, mean 5.74 meters. 5.50 meters. Total displacement… 4,123 tons. 4,123 tons. The armament of these ships is not given.The Isly and Jean Barf, designed by Chief EngineerThibaudier, were built at Indret-sur-Loire, and have each the navy-yard at Toulon, while the engines are being builtat Indret-sur-Loire. These vessels, which are shown infigs. 8 and 9, were designed by M. de Bussy, Chief NavalConstructor. The dimensions of the Davoust are as follows : Length between perpendiculars 88.00 meters. Breadth over all 12.30 meters. Depth of hold midships 5.25 meters. Draft (including false keel) aft 6.15 meters. L)raft, mean ..,,…, 5.35 meters. Immersed cross-section 55-54 sq. meters. Displacement 3,027 tons.
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