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- Russian twin-screw sea-keeping torpedo boat
- The Engineer
- vol. 62, 13 August 1886, p. 125 and 130
Accession No. 132
Messrs. Thomson of Clydebank built a twin-screw torpedo boat (length 148 feet, beam 17 feet, draught 9 feet 6 inches; trial speed 21.9 knots), with twenty-two watertight compartments and two boilers, for the Russian Government. The vessel was capable of 17.5 knot with only one boiler operating and 17 knots with only one engine operating. Armament consisted of two bow torpedo tubes; one deck mounted broadside torpedo tube and two 37 mm Hotchkiss revolving cannon.