HMS Banshee (1894)

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HMS Banshee
United Kingdom
Name: HMS Banshee
Builder: Laird, Son and Co., Birkenhead
Launched: 17 November 1894
Fate: Sold for scrap, 1912
General characteristics
Class and type: Banshee-class destroyer
Displacement: 290 long tons (295 t)
Length: 210 ft (64 m)
Beam: 19 ft (5.8 m)
Draught: 7 ft (2.1 m)
Speed: 27 knots (50 km/h; 31 mph)
Complement: 53

HMS Banshee was one of three Banshee-class destroyers which served with the Royal Navy.

She was launched on 17 November 1894 at the Laird, Son and Co shipyard, Birkenhead,[1] and served most of her time in the Mediterranean. Banshee was sold off in 1912.


  1. ^ The Times (London), Monday, 17 December 1894, p.10


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