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SPANISH NAVY (SPAIN)

TORPEDO SHIPS

ARIETE torpedo boats (1887)

Ariete 1890

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Ariete, 9/1905- N°3   Thornycroft, Chiswick, UK 9/1886 21/5/1887 1887 fire 10/12/1905
Rayo, 9/1905- N°4   Thornycroft, Chiswick, UK 1886 1887 1887 fire 10/12/1905
  

Displacement normal, t

120

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

45.0

Breadth, m

4.45

Draught, m

1.46 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VC, 2 Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

1300

Max speed, kts

26.2

Fuel, t

coal 25

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

2 x 1 - 42/42 Nordenfelt, 2 x 1 - 25/42 Nordenfelt, 2 - 356 TT (bow, 4)

Complement

18

Ship project history: First class TBs.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Ariete and Rayo were lost 10/12/1905 during the fire in the dry dock in Carraca Arsenal.

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