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Online Library of Selected Images:
-- SPANISH NAVY SHIPS --

Audaz (Destroyer, 1897-1927)

Audaz, a 400-ton torpedo boat destroyer, was built in Scotland in 1897. During the Spanish-American War, she was a unit of Admiral Camara's abortive Philippines relief expedition. Audaz was disposed of circa 1927.

This page features views of Audaz in 1898.

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Photo #: NH 74833

Audaz

(Spanish Torpedo Boat Destroyer, 1897-1927)

At Port Said, Egypt, 26 June - 4 July 1898, while serving with Rear Admiral Manuel de la Camara's Philippines relief expedition. She has been fitted with four masts to permit the use of sails to extend her cruising range.
Note furled sails on some masts, and identification letter A on her bow.
Ship at extreme left is the Spanish auxiliary cruiser Patriota.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 66,966 bytes; 740 x 570 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 46863

Audaz

(Spanish Torpedo Boat Destroyer, 1897-1927)

At Port Said, Egypt, 26 June - 4 July 1898, while serving with Admiral Camara's squadron. The Spanish auxiliary cruiser Patriota is in the background.
This photograph's original negative was retouched by the photographer to remove Audaz' identification letters on her bow and stern, permitting sale of the image as representing the virtually identical Osada.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 66,557 bytes; 740 x 535 pixels

 

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24 October 1998