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ARIETE torpedo boats (1887)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Ariete, 9.1905- N°3     Thornycroft, Chiswick, UK 9.1886 21.5.1887 1887 fire 10.12.1905
Rayo, 9.1905- N°4     Thornycroft, Chiswick, UK 1886 1887 1887 fire 10.12.1905


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

120

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

45.0

Breadth, m4.45
Draught, m1.46 max
No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VC, 2 Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

1300

Max speed, kts

26.2

Fuel, t

coal 25

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

2 x 1 - 42/42 Nordenfelt, 2 x 1 - 25/42 Nordenfelt, 2 - 356 TT (bow, 4)

Complement18


Standard scale images


<i>Ariete </i>1890
Ariete 1890


Project history

First class TBs.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

Ariete and Rayo were lost 10.12.1905 during the fire in the dry dock in Carraca Arsenal.