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ARGENTINEAN NAVY (ARGENTINA)

TORPEDO SHIPS

BOUCHARD torpedo boats (1890-1892)

Bouchard 1892

Names and Yard Nos

886 Bouchard; 889 Bathurst; 888 Jorge; 887 King; 885 Pinedo; 884 Thorne

Builders

Yarrow, Poplar, UK: Bouchard, Jorge, Pinedo, Bathurst, King, Thorne

Commissioned

1890: Bouchard, Jorge

1891: Pinedo

1892: Bathurst, King, Thorne

Losses

29/11/1930: Bouchard

Transfers

None

Discarding

1916: King, Pinedo

1926: Jorge

1927: Bathurst

1928: Thorn

 

Displacement normal, t

85

Displacement full, t

90

Length, m

39.6 pp

Breadth, m

4.27

Draught, m

1.83 max

No of shafts

1

Machinery

Bathurst: 1 VQE, 2 locomotive boilers

others: 1 VTE, 2 locomotive boilers

Power, h. p.

Bathurst: 1230

others: 1110

Max speed, kts

Bathurst: 24.4

others: 23.5

Fuel, t

coal 25

Endurance, nm(kts)

456(23)

Armament

2 x 1 - 47/42 Nordenfelt, 1 x 4 - 25/42 Nordenfelt, 1 - 450 TT (bow), 1 x 2 - 450 TT

Complement

15

Ship project history: First class steel-hulled torpedo boats.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Bouchard served as Coast Guard ship since 1923 and 29/11/1930 collided with tug Kate de la Cia Dodero on Rio Uruguay.

Ivan Gogin, 2011-14