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ROYAL NAVY (UNITED KINGDOM)

TORPEDO SHIPS

TB90 torpedo boat (1895)

nearly sister-ship TB80 1887

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
TB90, 1906- TB090     Yarrow, Poplar 1892 1895 1895 lost 25/4/1918

 

Displacement normal, t

100

Displacement full, t

112

Length, m

42.8 pp

Breadth, m

4.37

Draught, m

1.98

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 4-cyl VTE, 1 Yarrow boiler

Power, h. p.

1500

Max speed, kts

23

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

3 x 1 - 47/40 3pdr Hotchkiss Mk I, 1 - 450 TT (bow), 1 x 2 - 450 TT

Complement

18

Ship project history:  Originally ordered as a sister of TB88, but then a four-cylinder engine and water-tube boilers were installed as an experiment.
 Modernizations: None.

Naval service: TB90 capsized at Gibraltar 25/4/1918.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-10