Torpedoes in the RNZN

Read about Ships in the RNZN that were equipped with Torpedoes.

 

HMS Philomel

  • was equipped with 14-inch torpedoes – removed with the ship was disarmed c1920s

HMS New Zealand

  • was equipped with 21-inch torpedoes

HMS Chatham 

  • was equipped with 21-inch torpedoes

HMS Diomede & Dunedin

  • both were equipped with 21-inch torpedoes

HMS Leander & Achilles

  • both were equipped with 21-inch torpedoes

HMNZS Gambia

  • equipped with 21-inch torpedoes

HMNZS Bellona

  • had 21-inch torpedoes which were removed in 1945 before NZ commission

HMNZS Otago, Taranaki, Blackpool

  • was constructed all three frigates were equipped with 21-inch torpedoes
  • Otago & Taranaki had their 21-inch replaced by 12.75-inch torpedoes during refits

All other ships in naval service in New Zealand were not fitted with 21-inch torpedoes.