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TB15 torpedo boat (1, 1879)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
TB15     Hanna, Donald & Wilson, Paisley 1879 1879 1879 BU 1905


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

28

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

26.5 oa 25.6 pp

Breadth, m

3.12

Draught, m

1.70

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 2-cyl VC, 1 locomotive boiler

Power, h. p.

450

Max speed, kts

21

Fuel, t

coal 3

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

1 x 1 - 406 TT (3)

Complement

15



hip project history


One of Lightning successors.

Modernizations


1880s: - 1 x 1 - 406 TT; + 2 - 356 TC

Naval service


In 1903 her hull was used as retaining wall at Cape, BU in 1905.