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Aquilon

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Filibustier     A C Augustin-Normand, Le Havre   27.12.1894 1895 collision 29.3.1898
Ariel     A C Augustin-Normand, Le Havre   9.5.1895 1895 sold 1923
Aquilon     A C Augustin-Normand, Le Havre   2.12.1895 1896 sold 1919


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

123

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

42.0 wl

Breadth, m

4.50

Draught, m

1.67

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 2 du Temple boilers

Aquilon: 2 VTE, 2 Normand boilers

Power, h. p.

2000

Max speed, kts

23.5

Fuel, t

coal 20

Armament

2 x 1 - 47/40 M1885, 1 - 380 TT (bow), 1 x 1 - 380 TT

Complement 


Standard scale images


<i>Aquilon</i> 1896
Aquilon 1896


Graphics


<i>Aquilon</i>
Aquilon


Project history

Ordered in 1892 (Aquilon in 1893), Normand design. Posessed superb seakeeping qualities. Aquilon was ordered to test new Normand boilers.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

Filibustier was rammed by cruiser Friant during night exercises 29.3.1898.