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Name: STAR
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 23/03/1896
Launched: 11/08/1896
Completed: 24/03/1897
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 710
Dimensions: 360 - 440disp, 215.0 x 20.5 x 7.8(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl, 6200ihp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 30.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 12pdr & 5 x 1 x 6pdr guns, 2 x 18.0ins torpedoes
History:
24/03/1897 British Royal Navy
10/06/1919 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Star Class
1913: Redesignated as a C Class destroyer
10/06/1919: Sold for breaking up by TW Ward at New Holland


Above photo copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums

Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums

Marine Engineer, September, 1897