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Name: SORCERESS
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 13/11/1915
Launched: 29/08/1916
Completed: 14/12/1916
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1013
Dimensions: 975disp, 265.0 x 26.7 x 8.9(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, Brown-Curtis type, 27000shp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
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 21ins torpedoes
History:
14/12/1916 British Royal Navy
29/04/1927 Broken up
Comments: 29/04/1927: Broken up by TW Ward Ltd at Inverkeithing


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