Proserpina, a 400-ton Audaz class torpedo boat destroyer, was built in Scotland in 1897. She was a unit of Admiral Camara's abortive Philippines relief expedition during the Spanish-American War. After over three decades of service, Proserpina was scrapped in 1931.
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Photo #: NH 88723
(Spanish Torpedo Boat Destroyer, 1897-1931)
At Port Said, Egypt, 26 June - 4 July 1898, while serving with Rear Admiral Manuel de la Camara's Philippines relief expedition.
Note identification letter P on her bow.
Copied from Office of Naval Intelligence Album of Foreign Warships.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
Online Image: 60,597 bytes; 740 x 610 pixels
24 October 1998