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Brazilian Never-were warship proposals 1920-1940

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One more detail and one more dreadnought:

  • The "Brazilian Original Design" (Riachuelo proposal, 8x381) had twelve 4"/50 anti-ship and anti-aircraft capabilities.
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  • There is a "Rio de Janeiro proposal" with 18x305mm:
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Sorry, I have no scheme. Maybe a Progetto 1908 plus one turret?
Source: Линкоры второстепенных морских держав" Page 13

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6x3 12" is the most likely layout and that Deuncourt reminds me of Agincourt...
There was a double pyramidal proposal by Armstrong for Brazil of Argentina eg 3 turrets forward 3 aft but those were only twins. Let me search for it.
Or you could got a slightly enlarged Fuso or Ise
 

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Tzoli, let me go back to a 1915 Brazilian Protected Destroyer proposal:
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3 (3x1) 152 mm
4 (4x1, 2/2) 76 mm (double purpose)
4 (2x2, 2/2) 533 mm
50,8 mm belt
32 knots
1375-1625 tons
With this proposal, a destroyer was sought that would exceed the 1912 argentine Córdoba* class and the 1914 chilean Lynch** class.

* 1000-1300 tons, 34 knots, 4 (4x1) 102/50 mm & 4 (4x1, 2/2) 533 tt.
** 1400-1800 tons, 31,5 ks, 6 (6x1, 3/3) 102/45 mm & 6 (3x2) 457 tt.
 

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It's more like a small cruiser than a destroyer! Only the hull shape reminds me of a destroyer!
 

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There were lots of projects in that era which straddled the line between destroyer and small cruiser. The original concept for Jackie Fisher's HMS Swift is an example. Her original raison d'être was an experimental design to produce an ocean-going torpedo craft that could perform both fleet cruiser and destroyer duties. It didn't work, but that was the desideratum that Fisher's 1904 Committee on Designs came up with.
 

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if those are dimensions data on the top right corner, then it's size is very close to the WW2 Javarí / Havant class
 

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