HMS Thrasher (1895)
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For other ships of the same name, see HMS Thrasher.
|Builder:||Laird, Son & Co., Birkenhead|
|Launched:||5 November 1895|
|Fate:||Sold for disposal, 1919|
|Class & type:||Quail-class destroyer|
|Displacement:||395 long tons (401 t)|
|Length:||215 ft (66 m)|
|Propulsion:||Triple expansion steam engines
Coal-fired Normand boilers
6,300 hp (4,698 kW)
|Speed:||30 knots (56 km/h; 35 mph)|
|Armament:||• 1 × QF 12-pounder gun
• 2 × 18 in (460 mm) torpedo tubes
HMS Thrasher was a B-class torpedo boat destroyer of the British Royal Navy. She was completed by Laird, Son & Company, Birkenhead, in 1895. One of four Quail-class destroyers, she served in the Great War and was sold off after hostilities ended.
- "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Friday, 6 December 1901. (36631), p. 6.
- "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Monday, 20 January 1902. (36669), p. 6.
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