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Name: BONETTA
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 01/09/1905
Launched: 14/01/1907
Completed: 27/03/1909
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 787
Dimensions: 440disp, 215.0 x 21.0 x 8.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, DR Geared, 8000hp
Engines by: Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 27.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 3 x 1 x 12pdr guns, 2 x 1 x 18.0ins torpedoes
History:
27/03/1909 Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
03/1909 British Royal Navy
07/06/1920 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Palmer Class of destroyers
1905: Built as a speculative contract
1907: Offered to The Admiralty for about 75000
1909: Purchased by The Admiralty for 45000
1913: Reclassified as a B Class destroyer
07/06/1920: Sold for breaking up by TW Ward Ltd at Briton Ferry


Above photo is courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum