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ROYAL NAVY (UNITED KINGDOM)

TORPEDO SHIPS

TB97 torpedo boat (1894)

nearly sister-ship TB94 1893

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
TB97, 1906- TB097     Laird, Birkenhead 1892 16/9/1893 1894 sold 1920

 

Displacement normal, t

130

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

42.8 pp

Breadth, m

4.88

Draught, m

2.29

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 2 locomotive boilers

Power, h. p.

2000

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:  Fitted with locomotive boilers and reboilered with water-tube boilers in 1909.
Modernizations: 1909: was reboliered with water-tube boilers.

Naval service: Sold in 1920 at Gibraltar, where she had spent her career.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-10