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Name: PIGEON
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 14/07/1915
Launched: 03/03/1916
Completed: 02/06/1916
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 481
Dimensions: 1025 - 1127disp, 265.0 x 26.7 x 9.3ft
Engines: 3 x Steam turbines, 25000ihp
Engines by: Parsons Marine Turbine Co, Wallsend
Propulsion: 3 x Screws, 34.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 3 x 1 x 4.0ins, 1 x 2pdr QF guns; 2 x 2 x 21.0ins torpedoes
History:
02/06/1916 British Royal Navy
09/05/1921 Broken up
Comments: Member of the M Class
09/05/1921: Sold for breaking up at New Holland by TW Ward Ltd


Above photo showing (L-R) PIGEON, PLOVER & SARPEDON on the stocks is copyright of Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums