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RAP torpedo boat (1873)


Ships


Names Builders Completed Losses Transfers Discarding

Rap

Thornycroft, Chiswick, UK: Rap

1873: Rap

none

none

1920: Rap


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

15

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

17.3

Breadth, m

2.28

Draught, m

0.90

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 HDA, 1 locomotive boiler

Power, h. p.

90

Max speed, kts

15

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

1 Harvey towed torpedo

Complement 


Standard scale images


<i>Rap </i>1875
Rap 1875


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.