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ROYAL NAVY (UNITED KINGDOM)

TORPEDO SHIPS

COUNTESS OF HOPETOWN Colonial Service torpedo boat (1890)

nearly sister-ship TB25 1886

Names

Victoria Naval Service, 1901- RAN:

Countess of Hopetown

Builders

Yarrow, Poplar: Countess of Hopetown

Completed

1890: Countess of Hopetown

Losses

none

Transfers

none

Discarded

1924: Countess of Hopetown

 

Displacement normal, t

82

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

36.6

Breadth, m

4.11

Draught, m

 

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE, 1 locomotive boiler

Power, h. p.

1150

Max speed, kts

23

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

3 x 1 - 47/40 3pdr Hotchkiss Mk I, 2 - 356 TT (bow), 1 x 1 - 356 TT

Complement

19

Ship project history: Generally similar to RN TB79.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-13