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Name: MENTOR
Type: Destroyer
Keel:
Launched: 21/08/1914
Completed: 1915
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 468
Dimensions: 1074disp, 265.0 x 27.0 x 10.5(draft)ft
Engines: 3 x Steam turbines, 27000hp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 3 x Screws, 35.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 3 x 1 x 4.0ins QF, 1 x 2pdr QF guns; 2 x 2 x 21.0ins torpedoes
History:
1915 British Royal Navy
09/05/1921 Broken up
Comments: Member of the M Class
1917: Torpedoed by German destroyer B98 and lost her bow. Repaired
09/05/1921: Sold for breaking up
10/1922: Arrived at Hayle for breaking up by TW Ward Ltd


Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair