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NO22 torpedo boats (1877 - 1880)


Ships


Names Builders Completed Losses Transfers Discarding

N° 22; 23

N° 37-40

N° 51-53

Claparède, Rouen: N° 22, 23, 37-40, 51-53

1877: N° 22, 23

1879: N° 37-40

1880: N° 51-53

none

none

1897-1903: N° 22, 23, 37-40, 51-53



Technical data


Displacement normal, t

33

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

27.0 wl

Breadth, m

3.55

Draught, m

0.85

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 3-cyl VCR, 1 locomotive boiler

Power, h. p.

320 - 500

Max speed, kts

18

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

N° 22, 23: 1 spar torpedo

N° 37-40, 51-53: 2 - 350 TT (bow)

Complement 


Project history

Ordered in groups on 16.7.1876, 18.11.1878 and 10.2.1879. 22 and 21 had two funnels, the rest one. They made between 18.32kts (22) and 20.79kts (39) on trials.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

Designated second class TBs in 1883 they were sold or stricken between 1897 and 1903.