HMS Starfish (1916)

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Career (United Kingdom)
Name: HMS Starfish
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie, Hebburn Tyne
Launched: 27 September 1916
Fate: Sold, 21 April 1928
General characteristics
Class and type: R-class destroyer
Displacement: 975 long tons (991 t)
Length: 276 ft (84.1 m)
Draught: 9 ft 10 in (3.00 m)
Propulsion: 3 boilers
2 geared Brown Curtis steam turbines, 27,000 shp
Speed: 36 knots (41.4 mph; 66.7 km/h)
Range: 3,440 nmi (6,370 km) at 15 kn (28 km/h)
Complement: 82
Armament: • 3 × QF 4-inch (101.6 mm) Mark IV guns, mounting P Mk. IX

• 1 × single 2-pounder (40-mm) "pom-pom" Mk. II anti-aircraft gun

• 4 × 21 in (533 mm) torpedo tubes (2×2)

HMS Starfish was an R-class destroyer which served with the Royal Navy. She was launched on 27 September 1916 and sold to be broken up on 21 April 1928.[1] She was built by Hawthorn Leslie of Hebburn Tyne.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "H.M.S. Starfish (1916)". Dreadnought Project. 2012. Retrieved 2013-05-11. 
  2. ^ "RN Destroyer Class: Admiralty R Class (1916-1917)". RNwarships.informe.com. 2007–2008. Retrieved 2013-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Admiralty R-class destroyers (1915-1917)". Royal-Navy.org. Retrieved 2013-05-11.