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TORPEDO SHIPS
A small torpedo boats (1894 - 1898)


Ships


Names Builders Completed Losses Transfers Discarding

A

B

D

E

F

G

H

I

Schneider, Schneider, Chalons-sur-Saône: A, B, D-I

1894: A, B

1898: D-I

none

none

1909: A, B, D-I



Technical data


Displacement normal, t

14

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

18.5

Breadth, m

3.00

Draught, m

1.43

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 CR, 1 du Temple boiler

Power, h. p.250
Max speed, kts

17

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

1 - 350 TT (bow)

Complement 


Project history

The first pair were ordered in 1893 and the remainder in 1897. They proved to be reasonable seaboats and highly manoeuvrable, with a radius of about 100nm and a maximum trials speed of 17.5kts.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

They finished their careers in 1909 in the 'défense mobile' at Saigon.