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Torpedo Boat 9, 1906
Type: Torpedo Boat ; former Coastal Destroyer ; Armament 2 - 12 pdr.. 3 - 18 inch tubes.
Launched : 18 Mar 1906 ; Disposal date or year : 26 Jul 1916
Disposal Details : Lost by collision in the North Sea
Displacement: 245. tons
Propulsion: 3 screws
Machinery notes: H.P. 3750 = 26 kts. Parsons turbine. 3 screws. Oil : 42/3., tons. ; Speed ; 26 knots ;
Notes:

All "oily wad" T.B. 1 - 36 now have pole mainmast and openings under fore bridge screened in.

Were originally named in order given: Gnat, Glow-worm, and Gadfly. No. 9 (ex Grasshopper). No. 10 (ex Greenfly), No. 11 (ex Moth). No. 12 (ex Mayfly), have been lost during the War.

To distinguish.- One tube between funnels: funnels wide apart.

1914 Based at Sheerness - Chatham - in commission. Tender to Actaeon.