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BATUM torpedo boat (1880)


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Batum

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Names Builders Completed Losses Transfers Discarding

Батум [Batum], 4.1895- №251

Yarrow, Poplar, UK: Batum

1880: Batum

none

none

1908: №251



Technical data


Displacement normal, t

43

Displacement full, t48
Length, m

29.4 pp 30.6 oa

Breadth, m

3.66

Draught, m

1.91 max

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VC, 1 locomotive boiler

Power, h. p.

500

Max speed, kts

15.2

Fuel, t

coal 10

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

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

Complement21


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<i>Batum </i>1880
Batum 1880


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<i>Batum</i>
Batum


Project history

Ram-bowed with turtle deck forward, two funnels abreast, an after rudder showing above water and a drop rudder in the bow. The two bow TT were fixed under the turtle deck and two spare torpedoes were carried on deck. The first torpedo boat to steam from London to the Mediterranean.

Modernizations

1880s: + 1 x 5 - 37/17 Hotchkiss

Naval service

No significant events.