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Thursday, December 9th 2010, 5:42am

Motor Torpedo Boats

MTB-1 class MTB
45 tons
Length: 68 ft
Beam: 14 ft 9 in
Draft: 3 ft 9 in
Powerplant: 3 Isotta Fraschini 1100 hp petrol engines
Speed: 48 knots (light), 43 knots (loaded and armed)
Armament: 2 x 21" torpedoes, 1 x 20mm MG

Ten units
You smug-faced crowds with kindling eye
Who cheer when soldier lads march by,
Sneak home and pray you'll never know
The hell where youth and laughter go.
-Siegfried Sassoon

This post has been edited 1 times, last edit by "snip" (Apr 2nd 2011, 3:20am)


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Thursday, December 9th 2010, 5:44am

MTB-11 class
45 tons
Length: 22.25m
Beam: 5.75m
Draft: 1.25m
Powerplant: 3 x 1000 hp petrol engines
Speed: 45 knots (light), 40 knots (loaded and armed)
Armament: 2 x 500mm torpedoes, 2x13mm MG

Sixty units
You smug-faced crowds with kindling eye
Who cheer when soldier lads march by,
Sneak home and pray you'll never know
The hell where youth and laughter go.
-Siegfried Sassoon

This post has been edited 1 times, last edit by "snip" (Dec 14th 2010, 5:39pm)


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Thursday, December 9th 2010, 5:46am

MTB 24 Class
Displacement: 75tons
Dimensions: 35m x 5m x 1.5m
Machinery: 4 x Isotta Fraschini Asso Petrol engines, 1150hp each = 4600hp = 40knts
Range: 500nm @ 40knts
Armament: 4 x torpedoes (600mm/533mm/450mm), 1 x 47mm/50 fore, 2 x 20mm aft, 6 DCs
Complement: 20
Other notes: C-tubes, 10mm armour plate around conning position

Eleven units
You smug-faced crowds with kindling eye
Who cheer when soldier lads march by,
Sneak home and pray you'll never know
The hell where youth and laughter go.
-Siegfried Sassoon

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Thursday, December 9th 2010, 5:48am

MTB 35 Class

16t
16x3.95x1.25
2-shaft Fiat petrol engines, 1500hp = 41knts
2 x 450mm torpedoes
2 x 6.5mm MG, 5 DCs
Crew = 7

Nine units
You smug-faced crowds with kindling eye
Who cheer when soldier lads march by,
Sneak home and pray you'll never know
The hell where youth and laughter go.
-Siegfried Sassoon

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Friday, January 7th 2011, 7:50pm


Top is the MTB 35 class
Bottom is the MTB 24 Class
Drawing by ALVAMA
You smug-faced crowds with kindling eye
Who cheer when soldier lads march by,
Sneak home and pray you'll never know
The hell where youth and laughter go.
-Siegfried Sassoon