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MIDGE Colonial Service spar torpedo boat (1888)

Names

Queensland Naval Service, 1901- RAN:

Midge

Builders

White, Cowes: Midge

Completed

1888: Midge

Losses

none

Transfers

none

Discarded

1912: Midge

 

Displacement normal, t

12

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

17.2

Breadth, m

2.82

Draught, m

1.40

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 2-cyl HCE, 1 locomotive boiler

Power, h. p.

 

Max speed, kts

 

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

2 x 2 - 25/40 Nordenfelt Mk I, 1 spar torpedo

Complement

 

Ship project history: Spar torpedo launch for the Queensland.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-13