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The new torpedo boat destroyer Havock
The Engineer
vol. 76, 8 December 1893, pp. 524-525

Accession No.274


The torpedo boat destroyer Havock (length 180 feet, beam 18 feet 6 inches, draught 6 feet; displacement 210 tons) fitted with two 3500 indicated horsepower (total) 18 inch by 26 inch by 30 and one half inch by 18 inch stroke inverted-vertical triple-expansion engines, operating on steam suppled at 180 pounds per square inch by two locomotive boilers with a total grate surface area of 80 square feet, and a total heating area of 5000 square feet, built by Yarrow and Co. Poplar for the British Government, was handed over to the Naval authorities for the completion of its armament and further experimental trials. At the Havock's first trial held on the 28th of October 1893 a speed of 26.78 knots was achieved, with the engines operating at 362 revolutions per minute, a steam pressure of 165 pounds per square inch, and a stokehold pressure of 5-inches of water gauge.

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