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NO 1 torpedo boat (1876)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
N° 1, 5.1883- Isard     Claparède, Rouen 25.9.1875 1876 17.5.1876 stricken 1889


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

102

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

38.6

Breadth, m

4.19

Draught, m

2.59

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VC, 2 locomotive boilers

Power, h. p.

800

Max speed, kts

17

Fuel, t

coal 9.5

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

2 - 350 TT (1 bow, 1 stern)

Complement9


Project history

No.1 had two funnels side by side and a fixed bow and stern sub TT.

Modernizations

1883: - 2 - 350 TT; + 2 x 1 - 47/25 Hotchkiss, 1 spar torpedo

Naval service

After trials it was intended to discard her on 30.5.83, but she was renamed and reclassified as a 3rd class aviso de flotille and used for the defence of Cherbourg.