HMS Turbulent (1916)

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Career (United Kingdom) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Turbulent
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie and Company, Newcastle upon Tyne
Laid down: 1915
Launched: 5 January 1916
Completed: May 1916
Renamed: Built as HMS Ogre
Renamed on 15 February 1915
Fate: Sunk on 1 June 1916
General characteristics
Class & type: Talisman-class destroyer
Displacement: 1,098 long tons (1,116 t)
Length: 309 ft (94 m)
Beam: 28 ft 6 in (8.69 m)
Draught: 9 ft 6 in (2.90 m)
Propulsion: Yarrow-type water-tube boilers
Parsons steam turbines
3 shafts
25,000 shp
Speed: 32 knots (37 mph; 59 km/h)
Range: 238 tons oil
Complement: 102

HMS Turbulent, launched on 5 January 1916, was a Talisman-class destroyer of the Royal Navy. The vessel was originally have to been named HMS Ogre, but was renamed whilst under construction, on 15 February 1915.[1]

She served with the 10th Destroyer Flotilla of the Grand Fleet on completion. She was sunk on 1 June 1916 at the battle of Jutland by a German battlecruiser with the loss of 90 crew. The wrecksite is designated as a protected place under the Protection of Military Remains Act 1986.


  • SI 2008/0950 Designation under the Protection of Military Remains Act 1986


  1. ^ Colledge, J. J.; Warlow, Ben (2006) [1969]. Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy (Rev. ed.). London: Chatham Publishing. ISBN 978-1-86176-281-8. OCLC 67375475.