H.M. T.B. 8 (1878)

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H.M. T.B. 8 (1879)
Builder: John I. Thornycroft & Company[1]
Ordered: 3 October, 1877[2]
Launched: 1879[3]
Completed: 1879[4]
Sold: 1903[5]
H.M. T.B. 8 was one of 19 first-class torpedo boats of the T.B. 1 class.

Service

In 1881, there were twenty first-class torpedo boats in all, and T.B. 8 was one of eleven boats serving out of Portsmouth.[6]

In 1895, she was one of six first-class torpedo boats stationed at Hong Kong.[7] She remained at Hong Kong until she was sold in 1903.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 101.
  2. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 309.
  3. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 309.
  4. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 309.
  5. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 309.
  6. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1881. p. 35.
  7. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1895. p. 62.
  8. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 309.

Bibliography


T.B. 1 Class First-class Torpedo Boat
Lightning
  T.B. 1  
Thornycroft Repeat Lightnings
T.B. 2 T.B. 3 T.B. 4 T.B. 5 T.B. 6
  T.B. 7 T.B. 8 T.B. 9  
  T.B. 10 T.B. 11 T.B. 12  
Other Builders
T.B. 13 T.B. 14 T.B. 15 T.B. 17 T.B. 18
  T.B. 19 T.B. 20  
  Torpedo Boats (UK) H.M. T.B. 63 –>
  First-class Torpedo Boats (UK) T.B. 39 Class –>