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NO 3 torpedo boat (1876)


Ships


Names Builders Completed Losses Transfers Discarding

N° 3, 3.1883- Chevrelle

Claparède, Rouen: N° 3

1876: N° 3

none

none

1885: Chevrelle



Technical data


Displacement normal, t

27.5

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

20.6

Breadth, m

3.00

Draught, m

2.29

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 CR, 1 boiler

Power, h. p.

280

Max speed, kts

14

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

1 spar torpedo

Complement8


Project history

No.3 was a good sea boat but could only make 12.4kts. She made the first trials of compressed air launched torpedoes.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

Reclassified in March 1883 as an aviso de flotille and renamed Chevrelle, she was used in trials with petrol.