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Name: MERMAID
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 11/08/1896
Launched: 22/02/1898
Completed: 28/08/1899
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 344
Dimensions: 370disp, 210.0 x 21.1 x 13.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x VT3cyl (19, 29 & 46 x 18ins), 6100ihp
Engines by: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 30.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 12pdr guns; 2 x 18.0ins torpedo tubes
History:
28/08/1899 British Royal Navy
23/07/1919 Broken up
Comments: A Mermaid Class Destroyer
1912: Reclassified as a member of the C Class
23/07/1919: Sold for breaking up by TW Ward Ltd at New Holland


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