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TORPEDO SHIPS

AQUILA torpedo boats (1888)

Aquila 1889

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Aquila   Schichau, Elbing, Germany 2/1888 1888 1888 discarded 1912
Sparviero   Schichau, Elbing, Germany 2/1888 1888 1888 discarded 1914
Falco   Schichau, Elbing, Germany 2/1888 1888 1888 discarded 1912
Nibbio   Schichau, Elbing, Germany 2/1888 1888 1888 discarded 1912
Avvoltoio   Schichau, Elbing, Germany 2/1888 1888 1888 discarded 1914

 

Displacement normal, t

137

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

46.5 pp 47.6 oa

Breadth, m

5.10

Draught, m

2.20

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VDE, 2 locomotive boilers

Power, h. p.

2180

Max speed, kts

24

Fuel, t

coal 34

Endurance, nm(kts) 1900(10)

Armament

1 x 5 - 37/20 H corto, 1 x 1 - 37/20 H corto, 1 - 350 TT (bow), 2 x 1 - 350 TT

Complement

24

Ship project history: First class TBs. Originally rigged as three-masted schoners.

Modernizations: 1897, all: - 1 x 5 - 37/20, 1 x 1 - 37/20; + 2 x 1 - 37/25 H lungo

Naval service: No significant events.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2014