::::  Naval Vessels - GREAT BRITAIN - DEPOT SHIP & REPAIR SHIPS
VULCAN
Code - N1703
1.35  
Qty
Class - 1
Date - 1898
Description - H.M.S. VULCAN N1703 Torpedo Boat carrier, launched 1889, to carry 6 small 2nd Class Torpedo Boats and act as a depot ship top other Torpedo Boats. Displacement 6,600 tons Speed 20 knots Length 350' x 58' x 22 Armament 8 x 4.7", 12 x 3 pdr Armour 5" Deck Served as a submarine Depot ship in WW1 when her speed dropped to 16 knots and armament reduced to 16 x 3 pdr.