T.B. 49 Class Torpedo Boat (1888)

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The two second-class torpedo boats of the T.B. 49 Class were built by Yarrow & Company in 1888.[1]

Overview of 2 vessels
Citations for this data available on individual ship pages
Name Builder Laid Down Launched Completed Fate
T.B. 49 Yarrow & Company 1888
T.B. 50 Yarrow & Company 1888


Originally, these boats may have been considered for provision with alternative armament schemes wherein guns and torpedo tubes could be swapped out to emphasise one role over another, as in the 125 Footers, but in 1888 a decision was made to abolish this practice.[2]

See Also


  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 105.
  2. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1888. p. 3.


T.B. 49 Class Second-class Torpedo Boat
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