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ROYAL NORWEGIAN NAVY (NORWAY)

TORPEDO SHIPS

RAP torpedo boat (1873)

Rap 1875

Names

Rap

Builders

Thornycroft, Chiswick, UK: Rap

Completed

1873: Rap

Losses

none

Transfers

none

Discarding 1920: Rap

 

  

Displacement normal, t

15

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

17.3

Breadth, m

2.28

Draught, m

0.90

No of shafts

1

Machinery

HDA, 1 locomotive boiler

Power, h. p.

90

Max speed, kts

15

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

1 Harvey towed torpedo

Complement

 

Ship project history: First real torpedo boat in the world.

Modernizations: 1875: - 1 Harvey torpedo; + 1 spar torpedo

1879: - 1 spar torpedo; + 2 - 356 TC

1900: - 2 - 356 TC; + 1 x 1 - 8/80

Naval service: In 1900-1920 Rap served as patrol boat, and since 1920 she preserved as museum boat in Horten.

 

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