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72S torpedo boats (1887 - 1895)


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75S after 1898

Ships


Names Builders Completed Losses Transfers Discarding

72S - 75S

93S - 98S

105S

112S - 123S

128S - 131S

136S - 138S

147S - 150S

Odero, Livorno: 72S - 75S, 93S - 98S, 105S, 112S - 123S, 128S - 131S, 136S - 138S, 147S - 150S

1887 - 1895: 72S - 75S, 93S - 98S, 105S, 112S - 123S, 128S - 131S, 136S - 138S, 147S - 150S

137S (wrecked 29.11.1906)

none

1904 - 1914: 72S - 75S, 93S - 98S, 112S - 114S, 116S - 123S, 129S - 131S, 136S, 138S, 147S - 150S

1920: 105S, 128S

1922: 115S



Technical data


Displacement normal, t

78

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

39.0 pp 39.8 oa

Breadth, m

4.80

Draught, m

2.01

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VDE, 1 locomotive boiler

Power, h. p.

902 - 1080

Max speed, kts

21 - 22

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

72S - 75S, 93S - 98S: 2 x 1 - 37/20 H corto, 2 - 350 TT (bow)

105S, 112S - 123S, 128S - 131S, 136S - 138S, 147S - 150S: 2 x 1 - 37/25 H lungo, 1 - 350 TT (bow), 1 x 1 - 350 TT

Complement

17



Standard scale images


sister-boat <i>99S </i>1887
sister-boat 99S 1887


Graphics


<i>75S </i>after 1898
75S after 1898


Project history

Second class TBs.

Modernizations

1890s, 93S, 97S, 120S: were adapted for oil fuel.

1898: 75S, 95S: were reboilered with 2 watertube boilers, also received second funnel.

1914, 115S: - 2 x 1 - 37/25 (as TS)

1914, 105S: - 1 - 350 TT, 1 x 1 - 350 TT; + mechanical minesweeping gear

Naval service

No significant events.