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Name: FAWN
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 05/09/1896
Launched: 13/04/1897
Completed: 14/09/1898
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 721
Dimensions: 360 - 440disp, 215.0 x 20.5 x 7.8(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl, 6200ihp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 30.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 12pdr & 5 x 1 x 6pdr guns; 2 x 1 x 18.0ins torpedoes
History:
14/09/1898 British Royal Navy
23/07/1919 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Star Class
1913: Redesignated as a C Class destroyer
23/07/1919: Sold for breaking up by TW Ward Ltd at New Holland


Above photo copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Shields Daily Gazette, Wednesday, 14/04/1897