Riachuelo (Portuguese: [ʁiaˈʃuelu]) was a Brazilian ironclad battleship completed in 1883. She was named in honour of the Battle of Riachuelo in 1865. Built in the United Kingdom, the ship entered service with the Brazilian Navy in 1883 and remained in service until 1910.
The ironclad Riachuelo, 1885.
|Namesake||Battle of Riachuelo|
|Builder||Samuda Brothers, London, UK|
|Laid down||31 August 1881|
|Launched||7 June 1883|
|Commissioned||19 November 1883|
|Length||93.33 m (306.2 ft)|
|Beam||17.16 m (56.3 ft)|
|Draft||5.60 m (18.4 ft)|
|Installed power||4,500 hp (3,400 kW)|
|Speed||16 kn (30 km/h; 18 mph)|
|Range||6,000 nmi (11,000 km) at 10 kn (19 km/h)|