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Name: DAUNTLESS
Type: Cruiser
Keel: 03/01/1917
Launched: 10/04/1918
Completed: 02/12/1918
Builder: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 875
Dimensions: 4650disp - 4850disp, 445.0 x 46.5 x 14.25(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Geared turbines, Parsons type, 42808shp
Engines by: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 29.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 6 x 1 x 6.0ins, 2 x 1 x 3.0ins QF guns, 4 x 3 x 21.0ins torpedoes
History:
02/12/1918 British Royal Navy
04/1946 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Danae Class of light cruisers
Completed with a large hangar within the bridge structure (removed in 1920)
07/1928: Badly damaged by grounding off Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
1929 to 1930: Completely refitted
13/02/1946: Sold
04/1946: Broken up by TW Ward Ltd at Inverkeithing


Above photo of DAUNTLESS courtesy of Photoship

Above photo of DAUNTLESS with hangar is courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo of DAUNTLESS without hangar is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum