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ADLER torpedo boat (1890)


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Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Адлер [Adler], 4.1895- №259, 7.1915- Летучий [Letuchiy], 10.1916- №8   421 Schichau, Elbing, Germany 1889 4.9.1889 4/1890 dispatch vessel 7.1915, captured 1.5.1918


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

164

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

46.9

Breadth, m

5.05

Draught, m

2.03 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 2 locomotive boilers

Power, h. p.

2000

Max speed, kts

26.7

Fuel, t

coal 41

Endurance, nm(kts)480(12)
Armament

2 x 5 - 37/17 Hotchkiss, 1 - 381 TT (bow), 2 x 1 - 381 TT

Complement25


Standard scale images


<i>Adler </i>1890
Adler 1890


Project history

A larger boat of the Schichau type. One TT was fixed in the bows and two were in single training mountings on deck.

Modernizations

1900: converted to oil fuel

1915: - 2 x 1 - 381 TT; + 2 x 1 - 47/40 Hotchkiss, 1 x 1 - 7.6/94

Naval service

№8 was captured by German troops at Sevastopol 1.5.1918, later recaptured by British-French troops and demolished by them.

Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.