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Name: P 47
Type: Patrol Boat
Keel:
Launched: 09/07/1917
Completed: 1917
Builder: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: South Shields (Admiralty control)
Yard Number: 6
Dimensions: 613disp, 230.0 x 23.75 x 8.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, 3500ihp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 20.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 4ins, 1 x 2pdr QF guns, 2 x 14inch torpedo
History:
1917 British Royal Navy
26/12/1925 Broken up
Comments: Member of the P Class of patrol boats or sloops
28/10/1925: Sold for breaking up by Alloa Shipbreaking Co at Charlestown
16/12/1925: Arrived at Charlestown
26/12/1925: Demolition commenced


Photos are of typical P Class Patrol Boats