HMS Lynx (1894)

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For other ships of the same name, see HMS Lynx.
Career (United Kingdom)
Name: HMS Lynx
Builder: Laird, Son & Co., Birkenhead
Laid down: July 1893
Launched: 9 December 1893
Completed: March 1895
Fate: Scrapped, 1912
General characteristics
Class & type: Ferret-class destroyer
Displacement: 199 long tons (202 t)
Length: 210 ft (64 m)
Beam: 19.25 ft (5.9 m)
Draught: 9 ft (2.7 m)
Propulsion: Vertical triple-expansion steam engines
Coal-fired Normand boilers
4,000 hp (2,983 kW)
Speed: 26 knots (48 km/h; 30 mph)
Armament: 1 × QF 12-pounder gun
3 × 6-pounder guns
3 × 18 in (460 mm) torpedo tubes

HMS Lynx was a Ferret-class destroyer which served with the Royal Navy. She was launched in 1894 and sold in 1912.

References[edit]

  • Lyon, David (1996). The First Destroyers. ISBN 1-84067-364-8. 
  • Captain T.D. Manning, (1961). The British Destroyer. Putnam and Co.