HMS Seal (1897)

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History
United Kingdom
Name: HMS Seal
Builder: Laird, Son & Co., Birkenhead
Laid down: 17 June 1896
Launched: 6 March 1897
Completed: May 1898
Fate: Scrapped, 1921
General characteristics
Class and type: Earnest-class destroyer
Displacement: 395 long tons (401 t)
Length: 210 ft (64 m)
Beam: 21.5 ft (6.6 m)
Draught: 9.75 ft (3.0 m)
Propulsion:
Speed: 30 knots (56 km/h; 35 mph)
Complement: 63
Armament:

HMS Seal was a B-class torpedo boat destroyer of the British Royal Navy. She was completed by Laird, Son & Company, Birkenhead, in 1897.

She served as part of the Devonport Destroyer Instructional Flotilla in 1901,[1] and was scheduled to a commission on the Mediterranean station in December 1901,[2] but owing to defects her place was taken by HMS Flying Fish.[3] She underwent repairs to re-tube her boilers in 1902.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Tuesday, 19 March 1901. (36406), p. 8.
  2. ^ "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Monday, 25 November 1901. (36621), p. 10.
  3. ^ "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Friday, 6 December 1901. (36631), p. 6.
  4. ^ "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Wednesday, 14 May 1902. (36767), p. 12.