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S74 torpedo boat (1895)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
S74, 9.1914- T74   550 Schichau, Elbing 1894 7.11.1894 10/1895 minesweeper 1914, discarded 1.1921


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

157

Displacement full, t186
Length, m

49.9

Breadth, m

5.50

Draught, m

2.79 deep load

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE, 2 Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

2500

Max speed, kts

23.7

Fuel, t

coal 40

Endurance, nm(kts) 
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>S74 </i>1895
S74 1895


Project history

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

Modernizations

1905: was reboilered with 2 Marine boilers

1914: - 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.