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|Builders:||Yarrow Shipbuilders, Cubitt Town|
|Preceded by:||Ardent-class destroyer|
|Succeeded by:||Hardy-class destroyer|
|Class & type:||Charger-class destroyer|
|Displacement:||255 long tons (259 t)|
|Length:||195 ft (59 m)|
|Beam:||18.5 ft (5.6 m)|
|Draught:||7.25 ft (2.2 m)|
|Propulsion:||vertical triple-expansion steam engines
Coal-fired Normand boilers
3,800 hp (2,834 kW)
|Speed:||27 knots (50 km/h; 31 mph)|
|Armament:||1 × QF 12-pounder gun
3 × 18 in (460 mm) torpedo tubes
Three Charger-class destroyers served with the Royal Navy. HMS Charger, HMS Hasty and HMS Dasher were built by Yarrow Shipbuilders and armed with one twelve pounder gun and two torpedo tubes. They were given new boilers in 1900/01. They carried a complement of 53 officers and men.
Media related to Charger class destroyer at Wikimedia Commons
- Lyon, David (1996). The First Destroyers. ISBN 1-84067-364-8.
- Manning, T. D., Captain (1961). The British Destroyer. Putnam & Co.
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