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TIGER torpedo boats (1908 - 1913 / 1940)


Ships


Names Builders Laid down - launched - commissioned Losses Transfers Discarding

(101) Skarv (ex-Skarv), 5.1940 - NS01 Skarv, 1941 - NS28 Gazelle

(102) NH02 (T1) (ex-Teist)

(106) Tiger (ex-Kjell), 4.1940 - KT1, 6.1940 - NK02 Dragoner

Marinens Hovedverft, Horten, Norway: Skarv, NH02, Tiger

1911 - 12.3.1912 - 1913 // 4.1940: Tiger

1906 - 14.12.1906 - 1908 // 4.1940: Skarv

1906 - 18.2.1907 - 7.1908 // 1940: NH02

Dragoner (28.9.1944), Gazelle (27.9.1942)

unknown (fate of NH02 is unknown)

unknown (fate of NH02 is unknown)



Technical data


Displacement normal, t

84

Displacement full, t103 - 108
Length, m

41.1

Breadth, m

4.50

Draught, m

2.15

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE, 2 water-tube boilers

Power, h. p.

1800

Max speed, kts

20

Fuel, t

coal 16

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

Tiger: 1 x 1 - 76/28 Bofors, 1 x 5 - 37/30 Hotchkiss, 1 - 450 TT (bow)

others: 2 x 1 - 47/40 Hotchkiss, 1 x 1 - 20/65 C/38, 1 DCR (12)

Complement

21



Standard scale images


<i>Skarv</i> 1940
Skarv 1940


Project history

ex-Norwegian torpedo boats, Kjell and Skarv were captured 9.4.1940 and used from mid-1940 as patrols. Teist was sunk 14.4.1940 but reportedly was salvaged by Germans in 1940 and may been commissioned.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

Dragoner was sunk by British Mosquito bombers 28.9.1944 W off Kristiansand and Gazelle was collided with Norwegian steamship 27.9.1942 off Lervik.