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ARGENTINEAN NAVY (ARGENTINA)

TORPEDO SHIPS

Nr.1 torpedo boats (1890)

Nr.1 1890

Names

Nr.1 - 8

Builders

Yarrow, Poplar, UK: Nr.1 - 8

Commissioned

1890: Nr.1 - 8

Losses

None

Transfers

None

Discarding

1920: Nr.1 - 8

 

Displacement normal, t

15

Displacement full, t

16

Length, m

18.3

Breadth, m

2.82

Draught, m

1.07

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 1 locomotive boiler

1 boat: VTE, 1 Yarrow boiler

Power, h. p.

230

1 boat: 250

Max speed, kts

17

1 boat: 18

Fuel, t

coal 1.5

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

1 x 1 - 47/42 Nordenfelt, 1 x 1 - 356 TT

Complement

10

Ship project history: Steel-hulled second class TBs, almost identical to the British No50 type. The 3pdr QF was mounted forward and the torpedo tube on deck aft.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2014