home

fighting ships of the world

ROYAL NAVY (UNITED KINGDOM)

TORPEDO SHIPS

GORDON Colonial Service torpedo boat (1886)

Names

Victoria Naval Service, 1901- RAN:

Gordon

Builders

White, Cowes: Gordon

Completed

1886: Gordon

Losses

Gordon (14/11/1914)

Transfers

none

Discarded

none

 

Displacement normal, t

12

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

17.1

Breadth, m

2.90

Draught, m

1.47

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 Belliss Compound surface condensing engine, 1 locomotive boiler

Power, h. p.

150

Max speed, kts

15

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

3 x 1 - 25/60 Nordenfelt Mk I, 2 - 356 TC

Complement

11

Ship project history: Torpedo launch for the Victorian Naval Service.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Gordon was rammed and sunk by the picket boat Picket 14/11/1914.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-13