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Name: PLANET
Type: Torpedo Gunboat
Launched: 25/06/1889
Completed: 1890
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 620
Dimensions: 480disp - 525disp, 210.0 x 23.0 x 8.4(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl, 3,500ihp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 19.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 1 x 80mm QF, 8 x 1 x 47mm QF guns; 3 x torpedoes
History:
1890 Austro-Hungarian Navy
1920 Broken up
Comments: 1915: Converted to a mine layer
31/10/1918: Stricken from the Navy List
1920: Broken up in Italy


Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo courtesy of Photoship