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HAI 875 Alarm, Stiletto & Cushing

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HAI 875 Alarm, Stiletto & Cushing

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New 1/1250 scale waterline models of the American torpedo boats Alarm 1874, Stiletto 1887 and Cushing 1890 by Hai (HAI 875).

USS Alarm was an experimental torpedo boat commissioned in 1874.

Displacement: 800 t
Length: 158 ft 6 in (48.31 m)
Beam: 28 ft (8.5 m)
Draft: 10 ft 6 in (3.20 m)
Speed: 10 knots (19 km/h; 12 mph)
Armament: 3 x spar torpedo

 

USS Stiletto was a wooden torpedo boat built by Herreshoff Manufacturing Co.Bristol, Rhode Island, as a private speculation. She was purchased for the United States Navy under an Act of Congress March 3, 1887, and entered service in July 1887, attached to the Naval Torpedo Station in Newport Rhode Island.

First USN torpedo boat capable of launching self-propelled torpedoes. Sold on 18 July 18, 1911 for scrapping

Displacement: 31 tons
Length: 94'
Beam: 11' 6"
Draft: 5'
Speed: 18.2 knots
Complement:

6

 

USS Cushing was launched January 23 1890. First torpedo boat built for the US Navy. Used for experimental work with torpedoes. Active service on patrol and blockade duties during Spanish-American War. From 1901–1911, she was attached to the Reserve Torpedo Flotilla at Norfolk, and was sunk on 24 September 1920 after use as a target.

Displacement: 105 long tons (107 t)
Length: 140 ft (43 m)
Beam: 15 ft 1 in (4.60 m)
Draft: 4 ft 10 in (1.47 m) (mean)
Installed power:
  • 2 × Thornycroft boilers
  • 1,600 ihp (1,200 kW)
Propulsion:
  • 2 × vertical quadruple-expansion reciprocating steam engines
  • 2 × screw propellers
Speed:
  • 23 kn (26 mph; 43 km/h)
  • 22.5 kn (25.9 mph; 41.7 km/h) (Speed on Trial)
Complement: 22 officers and enlisted
Armament:
  • 2 × 6-pounder (57 mm (2.24 in)) guns
  • 3 × 18 in (460 mm) torpedo tubes(3x1)

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