N° 6 (1876)

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N° 6 (1876)
Builder: Thornycroft, Chiswick[1]
Yard Number: 44[2]
Ordered: 9 May 1875[3]
Laid down: 1875[4]
Launched: 1876[5]
Trials: Aug, 1876[6]
Completed: late 1876[7]
Stricken: May, 1888[8]
Discarded: 1890[9]
N° 6 was one of two N° 5 Class torpedo boats completed for the French Navy.

Construction

Service

Used for boiler training duties until 1882, when she became an instruction ship at the école Boyardville and subsequently assigned to the Défense Mobile de Rochefort. N° 6 was stricken in May 1888, becoming the yard craft Lupin as part of the underwater defenses of Rochefort. Lupin was condemned in 1890 and subsequently disposed of.[10]

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. 283.
  9. Le Masson. Torpilleur. p. 283.
  10. Le Masson. Torpilleur. p. 283.
  11. Annuaire de la Marine 1880. p. 681.


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