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Lightning, Second-class torpedo boat

Title:Lightning, Second-class torpedo boat


Creator: Thornycroft (John I.) and Company


Date: 1877


Part Of: George Albert Converse papers and photographs, 1861-1897


Description: Shown is a second-class torpedo boat built for the English government.


Notes: [printed] 'Lightning.', Second-class torpedo boat., Length, 84 ft. 6 in. Beam, 10 ft. 10 in. Draught, 5 ft. 0 in. Speed 18 knots., Built by Thornycroft & Co. for the English Government, 1877.


Physical Description: 1 photographic print: 18.2 x 23.9 cm on 29.8 x 37.0 cm mount


File: mss68_2_7_1_tb.jpg


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Taken circa 1877