H.M. T.B. 70 (1885)

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H.M. T.B. 70 (1885)
Builder: Yarrow[1]
Ordered: 30/31 March, 1885[2]
Launched: 1885[3]
Completed: August 1886[4]
Sold: 18 December, 1919[5]
H.M. T.B. 70 was one of 53 first-class torpedo boats of the 125 Footer class.

Service

In 1895, she was one of eleven first-class torpedo boats stationed in Gibraltar.[6]

Around 1906-1907, with the issuance of torpedo boat numbers to the first of the Cricket class torpedo boats, the existing Torpedo Boats numbered 25 to 79 had a "0" prepended to their number. This vessel, therefore, became T.B. 070.[7]

Sold at Malta on 18 December, 1919 along with her sister T.B. 63.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 103.
  2. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 311. Date given as uncertain.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 103. The date of launch is imprecise.
  4. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 311.
  5. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 311.
  6. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1895. p. 62.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 78.
  8. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 311.
  9. Duff Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 80.
  10. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Saturday, 2 July, 1887. Issue 32114, col C, p. 12.
  11. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 401b.
  12. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 401b.
  13. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 401b.
  14. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 399v.
  15. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 958.

Bibliography


125 Footer Class First-class Torpedo Boat
Prototype
  T.B. 25  
Thornycroft Boats
T.B. 26 T.B. 27 T.B. 28 T.B. 29 T.B. 41
T.B. 42 T.B. 43 T.B. 44 T.B. 45 T.B. 46
T.B. 47 T.B. 48 T.B. 49 T.B. 50 T.B. 51
T.B. 52 T.B. 53 T.B. 54 T.B. 55 T.B. 56
  T.B. 57 T.B. 58 T.B. 59 T.B. 60  
Yarrow Boats
T.B. 30 T.B. 31 T.B. 32 T.B. 33 T.B. 61
T.B. 62 T.B. 63 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 T.B. 74 T.B. 75 T.B. 76
  T.B. 77 T.B. 78  
White Boats
T.B. 34 T.B. 35 T.B. 36 T.B. 37 T.B. 38
Yarrow Special
  T.B. 79  
<– H.M. T.B. 81 Torpedo Boats (UK) H.M. T.B. 80 –>
<– H.M. T.B. 81 First-class Torpedo Boats (UK) H.M. T.B. 80 –>