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Name: MARMION
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 21/10/1914
Launched: 28/05/1915
Completed: 03/09/1915
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 977
Dimensions: 994disp - 1042disp, 265.0 x 26.7 x 8.7(draft)ft
Engines: 3 x Steam turbines, 25000shp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 3 x Screws, 34.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 3 x 1 x 4.0ins QF, 2 x 1 x 2pdr QF guns; 2 x 2 x 21.0ins torpedoes
History:
03/09/1915 British Royal Navy
21/10/1917 Sank
Comments: Member of the Admiralty M Class of destroyers
21/10/1917: Sank after a collision with HMS TIRADE
50 miles east of Lerwick in position 60.05N - 1.32E


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