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GORDON torpedo boat (1, 1886)


Ships


Names Builders Completed Losses Transfers Discarded

Victoria Naval Service, 1901- RAN:

Gordon

White, Cowes: Gordon

1886: Gordon

Gordon (14/11/1914)

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Technical data


Displacement normal, t

12

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

17.1

Breadth, m

2.90

Draught, m1.47
No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 Belliss Compound surface condensing engine, 1 locomotive boiler

Power, h. p.150
Max speed, kts

15

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

3 x 1 - 25/60 Nordenfelt Mk I, 2 - 356 TC

Complement

11



Ship project history


Torpedo launch for the Victorian Naval Service.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


Gordon was rammed and sunk by the picket boat Picket 14/11/1914.