We both opened fire at about 8000 yards, the torpedo-boat turning towards us.
A torpedo-boat destroyer is clearly illustrated in Figs. 28 and 29.
The launch was showing no lights, and the torpedo-boat—if such she was—was still too far away for a hail to reach her.
The two other torpedo-boat divisions will accompany the squadron.
They advance with the speed of a torpedo-boat, and in peculiar spiral windings.
Just then a torpedo-boat was seen to quit the side of the Russian.
While these fled, disaster fell upon the two torpedo-boat destroyers, Pluton and Furor.
We had them once a week, and torpedo-boat skirmishes on off days.
The pilot gave directions for the ship's course, and the torpedo-boat steamed along on her port side like a shadow.
On the 9th she chased a torpedo-boat on the surface, but was unable to get within range.