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ROYAL NAVY (UNITED KINGDOM)

TORPEDO SHIPS

TB14 torpedo boat (1879)

TB14 1880

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
TB14   425 Yarrow, Poplar 1878 1879 3/1879 Discarded 1904

 

Displacement normal, t

33

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

26.2 oa 25.6 pp

Breadth, m

3.35

Draught, m

1.35

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 2-cyl VC, 1 locomotive boiler

Power, h. p.

550

Max speed, kts

21.7

Fuel, t

coal 5

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

1 x 1 - 406 TT (3)

Complement

15

hip project history: Generally considered the best of the batch, a good seaboat and fast (she made 16kts at sea in 1886), but her accommodation was very bad.

Modernizations: 1880s: - 1 x 1 - 406 TT; + 2 - 356 TC

Naval service: No significant events.

TB14

 

TB14

 

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