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MANGINI sea-going torpedo boat (1897)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Mangini     A C de la Loire, Nantes 1895 13.6.1896 1897 sold 1911


Technical data


Displacement normal, t127
Displacement full, t140
Length, m

45.0 pp

Breadth, m

4.65

Draught, m

1.45

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 2 du Temple boilers

Power, h. p.2100
Max speed, kts

24

Fuel, t

coal 25

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

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

Complement27


Project history

Ordered on 31.1.1895, to a design by the builders (an improved Tourmente). Named after the engineer who died in the Sarrazin accident, Mangini was one of the better TBs of this period and enjoyed a long and active service. Maximum trials speed was 26.62kts, but she remained capable of 24kts for most of her career and in 1900 averaged 18kts for 24 hours.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.