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Name: ROTHER
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 23/03/1903
Launched: 05/01/1904
Completed: 01/05/1905
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 770
Dimensions: 550disp, 221.0 x 23.5 x 7.1(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x VT3cyl, 6200hp
Engines by: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 26.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 12pdr QF, 5 x 1 x 6pdr guns; 2 x 18ins torpedoes
History:
01/05/1905 British Royal Navy
23/06/1919 Broken up
Comments: Member of the River Class of Destroyers
1913: Redesignated as a member of the E Class
23/06/1919: Sold for breaking up by TW Ward Ltd at Briton Ferry


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