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NO28 torpedo boat (1879)


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Names Builders Completed Losses Transfers Discarding

N°28

Claparède, Rouen: N°28

1879: N°28

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1908: N°28



Technical data


Displacement normal, t

43

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

34.5 wl

Breadth, m

3.66

Draught, m

0.82

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

1 - 380 TT (bow, sm)

Complement11


Project history

Ordered 20.9.1877. Originally fitted with a Claparède submerged TT, which was replaced by twin 350mm TT forward, then by 2 fixed bow TT, and finally by a trainable twin mounting aft.

Modernizations

1880s: - 1 - 380 TT; + 1 x 2 - 350 TT

1880s: - 1 x 2 - 350 TT; + 2 - 380 TT (bow)

1890s: - 2 - 380 TT; + 1 x 2 - 380 TT

Naval service

After several boiler changes and trials with smoke-making equipment, No 28 served as a tender to the torpedo TS L'Algesiras, was stricken in 1908 and sold in 1911.