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Urdaneta served the Navies of Spain and the United States.
Gunboat: Built in 1883 as Urdaneta for the Spanish Navy by the Cavite Arsenal, Manila, Philippines; Captured in 1898; Acquired by the Navy 17 January 1899; Commissioned USS Urdaneta 2 June 1899; Ran aground 17 September 1899 and captured by Filipino insurgents on the Orani River near Manila; Recovered by the Navy and recommissioned 12 May 1900 at Cavite; Decommissioned 12 December 1902 at Cavite; Struck from the Navy list 15 December 1904; Reinstated on the Navy list as a tug; Sold in 1916. Fate unknown.
Specifications: Displacement 61 t.; Length 69' 3"; Length between perpendiculars 70' 5"; Beam 12' 7"; Draft 4' 9"; Speed 8 kts.; Complement 15; Armament one 1-pounder, one 37mm mount and one Colt machine gun; Propulsion vertical compound engine, one shaft.
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