H.M. T.B. 72 (1880)

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H.M. T.B. 72 (1880)
Builder: Thornycroft[1]
Ordered: 1879[2]
Launched: 1880[3]
Completed: 1881[4]
Commissioned: 1881[5]
Sold: 1898[6]
H.M. T.B. 72 was one of ten second-class torpedo boats of the T.B. 64 class.

Service

Upon her completion in 1881, she was one of three of her class sent to Devonport.[7]

T.B. 72 became one of the first of the second-class torpedo boats to be disposed of, being sold in 1898.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 105.
  2. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 313.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 105.
  4. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 313.
  5. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1881. p. 37.
  6. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 313.
  7. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1881. p. 37.
  8. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 313.

Bibliography


T.B. 64 Class Second-class Torpedo Boat
T.B. 64 T.B. 65 T.B. 66 T.B. 67 T.B. 68
T.B. 69 T.B. 70 T.B. 71 T.B. 72 T.B. 73
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