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Name: KANGAROO
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 29/12/1899
Launched: 08/09/1900
Completed: 17/12/1900
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 753
Dimensions: 380disp, 215.0 x 21.0ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl, 6200hp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 30.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 12pdr QF, 5 x 1 x 6pdr guns; 2 x 1 x 18.0ins torpedoes
History:
17/12/1900 British Royal Navy
06/1920 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Kangaroo Class of Destroyers
1913: Redesignated as a member of the B Class
23/03/1920: Sold for breaking up by M Yates
06/1920: Resold to TW Ward Ltd for beaking up at Milford Haven


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