Image from page 154 of “American engineer and railroad journal” (1893)
Image from page 154 of “American engineer and railroad journal” (1893) by Internet Archive Book Images
Title: American engineer and railroad journal
Year: 1893 (1890s)
Subjects: Railroad engineering Engineering Railroads Railroad cars
Publisher: New York : M.N. Forney
Contributing Library: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Digitizing Sponsor: Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation
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TORPEDO lENDEK •VULC-^N, BRITISH NAVY. H.P. with forced draft, and gave the ship an extreme speed of18.5 knots. The Vuldin carries on deck six small torpedo-boats whichcan be quickly put in the water by means of large hydrauliccranes, which are shown in the engraving back of the smoke- siderable sail area, but this has been changed, and she has onlytwo military masts, or rather towers, for the masts are reallytowers, and earh carries three tops, two of them being of verylarge size. The French naval authorities seem to favor theselarge tops and heavy masts.
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FIRST-CLA;; LKLI;LR JEA.\ L;.\KT,- FOR THE FRENCH NAVY. Stacks. Her chief purpose, however, is to act as tender to atorpedo Heet, and for this object she can carry a large amountol stores, and has between decks a completely filled up machine-shop, where repairs of almost all kinds can be made. Herarmament consists of 20 small rapid-fire guns arranged to repelattack from torpedo boats, and she has no heavy guns. On the first trials the Vulcan did fairly well, but since then The Jfan Barl is 353.25 ft. long over all ; 43.62 ft. beam ;30.50 ft. in depth ; 20.14 ft. draft aft, with normal load ; 4,162Ions displacement. Measuring by displacement, she is aboutthe size of the San Francisco or the Newark of our own Navy,and is of a very similar class. The armament includes four 16 cm. (6.3 in.) bieech-loadngrifles; six 14 cm. (5.5-in.) bieech loading rifles; six 47mm. 138 THE RAILROAD AND [March, 1892. (1.85-in.) and two 65-mtn. (2.56 in.) rapid-fire guns; eight re-volving cannon ; four torpe
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