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ROYAL NAVY (UNITED KINGDOM)

TORPEDO SHIPS

TB93 torpedo boat (1894)

nearly sister-ship TB80 1887

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
TB93, 1906- TB093     Thornycroft, Chiswick 1892 1893 1894 sold 10/1919

 

Displacement normal, t

130

Displacement full, t

136

Length, m

42.8

Breadth, m

4.72

Draught, m

1.55

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 4-cyl VTE, 2 Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

2200

Max speed, kts

23.5

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:  The first twin-screw TB in the Royal Navy, and the only such with reciprocating (four-cylinder TE) engines.
Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-10