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TB88 torpedo boats (2, 1894)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
TB88, 1906- TB088     Yarrow, Poplar 1892 1894 1894 sold 10/1919
TB89, 1906- TB089     Yarrow, Poplar 1892 1894 1894 sold 10/1919


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

105

Displacement full, t112
Length, m

43.3 pp

Breadth, m

4.50

Draught, m2.29
No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE, 1 locomotive boiler

Power, h. p.

1850

Max speed, kts

23.5

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

3 x 1 - 47/40 3pdr Hotchkiss Mk I, 1 - 450 TT (bow), 1 x 2 - 450 TT

Complement

18



Ship project history Improved versions of the Yarrow 130-footers, with increased dimensions but little else changed, and therefore more seaworthy craft. Modernizations


Improved versions of the Yarrow 130-footers, with increased dimensions but little else changed, and therefore more seaworthy craft. Modernizations: 1904-1905, both: were reboilered with water-tube boilers

Naval service


Both survived their wartime patrolling to be broken up in 1919.