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Name: SPARROWHAWK
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 18/09/1917
Launched: 13/05/1918
Completed: 04/09/1918
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1071
Dimensions: 1075disp, 265.0 x 26.7 x 9.3(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 21.0ins & 2 x 1 x 18.0ins torpedoes
& fitted for depth charges
History:
04/09/1918 British Royal Navy
05/02/1931 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Admiralty S Class of destroyers
05/02/1931: Broken up at Grays by TW Ward Ltd


Above photo courtesy of Ian Rae

Above photo copyright of the Imperial War Museum