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Name: JANUS
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 28/03/1894
Launched: 12/03/1895
Completed: 11/07/1895
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 681
Dimensions: 385disp, 204.5 x 19.5 x 8.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x VT3cyl, 3900ihp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 27.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 12pdr QF, 5 x 1 x 6pdr guns; 2 x 1 x 18.0ins torpedoes
History:
11/07/1895 British Royal Navy
1914 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Janus Class of Destroyers
1913: Redesignated as a member of the A Class
1914: Sold at Hong Kong for breaking up


Above photo is copyright of the Imperial war Museum

Shields Daily Gazette, Thursday, 22/08/1895