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ROYAL NAVY (UNITED KINGDOM)

TORPEDO SHIPS

TB79 torpedo boat (1886)

nearly sister-ship TB25 1886

Names

TB79, 1906- TB079

Builders

Yarrow, Poplar: TB79

Completed

12/1886: TB79

Losses

none

Transfers

none

Discarded

11/1919: TB079

 

Displacement normal, t

75

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

39.2

Breadth, m

3.96

Draught, m

1.68

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE, 1 locomotive boiler

Power, h. p.

1000

Max speed, kts

22.3

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

2 x 1 - 47/40 3pdr Hotchkiss Mk.I, 2 - 356 TT (bow), 1 x 1 - 356 TT

Complement

16

Ship project history: First British torpedo boat with triple expansion engine.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-10