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Name: SARPEDON
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 27/09/1915
Launched: 01/06/1916
Completed: 02/09/1916
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 483
Dimensions: 975disp - 1035disp, 265.0 x 26.7 x 9.8(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, Parsons type, 27000shp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 36.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 3 x 1 x 4.0ins QF, 1 x 2pdr QF guns, 2 x 2 x 21.0ins torpedoes
History:
02/09/1916 British Royal Navy
23/07/1926 Sold for breaking up
Comments: 23/07/1926: Sold to Alloa Shipbreaking Co Ltd for 4815
06/11/1926: Demolition commenced at Rosyth
07/12/1926: Hulk taken to Charlestown for breaking up


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