chapter  4
TORPEDO BOATS
Pages 6

Name Builder Laid Down Launched Comm.

Stiletto Herreshoff 1885 1886 Jul 1887

Displacement 31 tons

Dimensions 88’6” (wl) x 11’ x 3’

Machinery 1 screw, vertical, Almy watertube boiler, IHP 359, 18.2 knots

Complement 5

Armament 2 Howell TT

Notes: Built as a yacht and purchased as an experimental boat 1887. Wood hull. First torpedo boat capable of launching self-propelled torpedoes.