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Sunday, 19 June 2022

Italian coastal torpedo boat 93 S 1886-1905

Schichau type 2nd class, original design with one pole mast. Displacement 80 tons and as dimensions 39.00 x 4.80 x 2.15 metres. Crew numbered 16 men including 2 officers. Range 300 nautical miles/15 knots and 1.000 nautical miles/10 knots. Speed 19-22 knots. Horsepower 1.000 hp. One locomotive boiler. Armament 2-35.6cm torpedo tubes and 2-3.7cm guns. Built by Odero, Sestri, Italy. Laid down on 6 December 1886, launched in 1887, commissioned on 1 October 1888, oil fuelled since 1896 and stricken on 15 August 1905.

Sources

AMM. Paolo M. Pollina. Le Torpediniere Italiane. Officio Storico della Marina Militare. Rome, 1964.

Several editions of Jane’s Fighting Ships

The Naval Annual 1913

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