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TB79 torpedo boat (1, 1886)


Ships


Names Builders Completed Losses Transfers Discarded

TB79, 1906- TB079

Yarrow, Poplar: TB79

12/1886: TB79

none

none

11/1919: TB079



Technical data


Displacement normal, t

75

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

39.2

Breadth, m

3.96

Draught, m1.68
No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE, 1 locomotive boiler

Power, h. p.

1000

Max speed, kts

22.3

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

2 x 1 - 47/40 3pdr Hotchkiss Mk.I, 2 - 356 TT (bow), 1 x 1 - 356 TT

Complement

16



Ship project history


First British torpedo boat with triple expansion engine.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.