TYNE BUILT SHIPS
  A history of Tyne shipbuilders and the ships that they built

Home

Shipbuilders

Ships

River Views

About

Copyright


Select

Ship Name

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

XYZ



Name: SPITEFUL
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 12/01/1898
Launched: 11/01/1899
Completed: 25/03/1899
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 734
Dimensions: 365disp, 215.0 x 21.0ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl, 6300hp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 30.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 12pdr QF gun, 5 x 1 x 6pdr guns, 2 x 18inch torpedoes
History:
25/03/1899 British Royal Navy
14/09/1920 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Spiteful Class of Destroyers
02/1901: Went ashore near the Isle of Wight.
Subsequently refoated & repaired at Portsmouth
1904: Modified to burn oil fuel, as a trial, but not a success.
1913: Redesignated as a member of the B Class
14/09/1920: Sold for breaking up by Hayes at Porthcawl


Above photo is copyright of The Imperial War Museum

Above photo is copyright of The Imperial War Museum