HMS Banshee (1894)

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HMS Banshee
History
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
Armament:

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.

Service history[edit]

Lieutenant Alan Cameron Bruce was appointed in command in the Spring of 1902.[2] She visited Lemnos in August 1902,[3] and Lieutenant James Uchtred Farie was appointed in command during autumn that year.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Times (London), Monday, 17 December 1894, p.10
  2. ^ "Naval & Military intelligence". The Times (36752). London. 26 April 1902. p. 11.
  3. ^ "Naval & Military intelligence". The Times (36852). London. 21 August 1902. p. 8.
  4. ^ "Naval & Military intelligence". The Times (36854). London. 23 August 1902. p. 8.

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