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S67 torpedo boats (1893 - 1894)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
S67, 9.1914- T67   500 Schichau, Elbing 1892 14.2.1893 5/1893 minesweeper 1914, sunk 13.8.1918
S68, 9.1914- T68   501 Schichau, Elbing 1892 9.3.1893 7/1893 minesweeper 1914, sunk 4.6.1918
S69, 9.1914- T69   502 Schichau, Elbing 1892 20.4.1893 8/1893 minesweeper 1914, discarded 10.1920
S70, 9.1914- T70   503 Schichau, Elbing 1892 6.6.1893 9/1893 minesweeper 1914, discarded 1.1921
S71, 9.1914- T71   504 Schichau, Elbing 1892 2.8.1893 10/1893 minesweeper 1914, discarded 3.1921
S72, 9.1914- T72   505 Schichau, Elbing 1892 20.6.1893 11/1893 minesweeper 1914, discarded 1.1921
S73, 9.1914- T73   506 Schichau, Elbing 1892 23.6.1893 1/1894 minesweeper 1914, discarded 1.1921


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

137

Displacement full, t166
Length, m

47.9

Breadth, m

5.42

Draught, m

2.58 deep load

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE, 1 locomotive boiler

Power, h. p.

1600

Max speed, kts

21.9

Fuel, t

coal 31

Endurance, nm(kts)1700(12)
Armament

1 x 1 - 50/37 SK L/40 C/92, 1 - 450 TT (bow), 2 x 1 - 450 TT

Complement

22 - 24



Standard scale images


<i>S67 </i>1894
S67 1894


Project history

These vessels continued the same process of steady improvement of the basic design begun by their predecessors.

Modernizations

1902, S69; 1904, S67, S68, S70, S71, S73; 1906, S72: were reboilered with new locomotive boiler

1914, all: were reboilered with 2 Marine boilers; - 1 - 450 TT, 2 x 1 - 450 TT; + mechanical minesweeping gear

Naval service

Most were rebuilt and reboilered in the opening years of the new century. In September 1914 all were redesignated with the letter T beginning their numbers, and were used during the war as minesweepers and as tenders to instructional vessels. T67 and T68 were mined in North Sea 13.8.1918 and 4.6.1918 respectively.