Published Resources Details Journal Article
- HMS Speedy
- The Engineer
- vol. 75, 26 May 1893, pp. 445-446
The torpedo catcher H.M.S. Speedy (length between perpendiculars 242 feet overall, beam 27 feet, draught 8 feet nine and a half inches; displacement 810 tons) fitted with two 4,500 indicated horsepower (total) inverted-vertical triple-expansion marine engines, built by Messrs. Thornycroft and Co. Chiswick for the British Government. The Speedy was the fist ship in the Royal Navy to be fitted with Thornycroft water-tube boilers.