Brand, a 107-ton torpedo boat, was built at Horton, Norway. Launched in 1899, she served in the Norwegian Navy until captured by the Germans in April 1940. Employed by the German Navy during World War II under the names Tarantel, NB19 and V5519, she was returned to Norway in May 1945 and scrapped.
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Photo #: NH 48559
(Norwegian First Class Torpedo Boat, 1899)
Moored in port with three sisters, 1900. Brand is the boat on the left.
Photographed by A. Renard, Kiel, Germany.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
Online Image: 68KB; 740 x 485 pixels
28 May 1999