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

Furor (Destroyer, 1896-1898)

Furor, a 370-ton torpedo boat destroyer, was built in Scotland in 1896. During the Spanish-American War, she was part of Admiral Cervera's squadron, and was lost in the Battle of Santiago, Cuba, on 3 July 1898.

This page features a view of Furor and another that may show her.

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Photo #: NH 63230

Furor
(Spanish Torpedo Boat Destroyer, 1896-1898)

Running builder's trials in British waters, circa 1896. Furor and the similar Pluton were sunk in the Battle of Santiago, 3 July 1898.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 56,194 bytes; 740 x 615 pixels

 


The following photograph shows a destroyer that may be Furor:

Photo #: NH 88614

Admiral Cervera's fleet in the Cape Verde Islands, April 1898.


A Spanish torpedo boat destroyer photographed between mid-April and 29 April, when Cervera's fleet sailed from the Cape Verde Islands for the West Indies. This is either Terror, Furor or Pluton. One of the fleet's colliers is in the background.

Copied from Office of Naval Intelligence Album of Foreign Warships.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 34,865 bytes; 740 x 560 pixels

 

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24 October 1998