N° 5 (1876)

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N° 5 (1876)
Builder: Thornycroft, Chiswick[1]
Yard Number: 43[2]
Ordered: 9 May 1875[3]
Laid down: 1875[4]
Launched: 1876[5]
Trials: Aug, 1876[6]
Completed: late 1876[7]
Stricken: 10 May, 1887[8]
Discarded: c. 1887
N° 5 was one of two N° 5 Class torpedo boats completed for the French Navy.

Construction

Service

After acceptance trials N° 5 was used for comparative testing of boilers and trials of a "collision pad" in 1878, before becoming a training vessel for boiler room personnel in 1880. Stricken on 10 May, 1887 and discarded at some later date. Unlike other early French torpedo boats, N° 5 was never renamed.[9]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Le Masson. Torpilleur. p. 282.
  2. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 325.
  3. Le Masson. Torpilleur. p. 282.
  4. Le Masson. Torpilleur. p. 282.
  5. Le Masson. Torpilleur. p. 282.
  6. Le Masson. Torpilleur. p. 282.
  7. Le Masson. Torpilleur. p. 282.
  8. Le Masson. Torpilleur. p. 282.
  9. Le Masson. Torpilleur. p. 282.
  10. Annuaire de la Marine 1880. p. 681.


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