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Name: STARFISH
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 26/01/1916
Launched: 27/09/1916
Completed: 16/12/1916
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 484
Dimensions: 1065disp, 276.0 x 26.8 x 9.8(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Brown-Curtis steam turbines, 27000shp
Engines by: John Brown & Co, Glasgow
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 torpedo
History:
16/12/1916 British Royal Navy
21/04/1928 Broken up
Comments: A member of the R Class
21/04/1928: 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