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Name: STERLING
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 01/04/1917
Launched: 08/10/1918
Completed: 05/1919
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 882
Dimensions: 1000disp - 1220disp, 265.0 x 26.7 x 9.8(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, Parsons type, 27000shp
Engines by: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 36.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 3 x 1 x 4.0ins QF, 1 x 2pdr QF, 1 x 8mm guns;
2 x 2 x 21ins torpedoes & 2 x 1 x 14ins torpedoes
History:
05/1919 British Royal Navy
25/08/1932 Broken up
Comments: A member of the S class also known as Modified Trenchant class
Allocated pennant number FA3, changed to H31 after 1922
25/08/1932: Broken up by Edgar Rees & Co Ltd at Llanelly


Photo is of SWORDSMAN, a typical S Class destroyer. Photo is copyright of Allan Green