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ROYAL NORWEGIAN NAVY (NORWAY)

TORPEDO SHIPS

STORM 1st class torpedo boats (1898)

nearly sister-ship Hval 1905

Storm 1940

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Storm   MV Horten   1/6/1898 1898 captured by Germany 9/4/1940
Brand   MV Horten   22/9/1898 1898 captured by Germany 9/4/1940 (Tarantel), returned 5/1945, BU 1945
Trods   MV Horten   14/3/1898 1898 stricken 1933

 

  

Displacement normal, t

83

Displacement full, t

107

Length, m

39.9

Breadth, m

4.80

Draught, m

1.10 fore 2.15 aft

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 2 boilers

Power, h. p.

1100

Max speed, kn

21

Fuel, t

coal 17

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

2 x 1 - 37/45 Hotchkiss, 2 x 1 - 450 TT

Complement

23

Ship project history: The project of Schichau created on the basis of German torpedo boat S67. By 1940 survived ships made about 17.5kts.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Brand and Storm 9/4/1940 were captured in Bergen by German troops. Former was commissioned by Kriegsmarine as Tarantel, after war end she was returned to Norway and BU in 1946. Storm 13/4/1940 has run to an underwater rock at Bemlo island off Bergen and sunk.

 

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