Monday, 10 July 2017

French torpedo boat Lansquenet too slow according to the Dutch magazine dated Marineblad 1899-1900 no. 5

An item referred to the magazine le Yacht reporting that the French torpedo boat Lansquenet despite and modifications and trials achieved a speed of no more as 20 miles while 26 miles was contracted.(1)

1. Laid down by Oriolle, France, Nantes in 1892, launched on 18 May 1893, completed in 1898 and stricken in 1900.