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NO31 small torpedo boats (1879)


Ships


Names Builders Completed Losses Transfers Discarding

N°31, 32

Yarrow, Poplar, UK: N°31, 32

1879: N°31, 32

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none

1901: N°31, 32



Technical data


Displacement normal, t

27

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

27.0

Breadth, m

3.30

Draught, m

0.84

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 CR, 1 locomotive boiler

Power, h. p.500
Max speed, kts

19

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

2 - 350 TC

Complement 


Project history

Generally very similar to the '27-metre' boats and although classed as 'torpilleurs-vedettes' they could not be embarked. With a bow and stern rudder they proved highly manoeuvrable. They were ordered 17.6.1878.

Modernizations

1885, both: - 2 - 350 TC; + 2 - 350 TT

Naval service

No significant events.