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Name: SYREN
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 24/11/1899
Launched: 20/12/1900
Completed: 09/08/1901
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 752
Dimensions: 390disp, 215.0 x 21.0 x 8.9(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl, 6200ihp
Engines by: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 30.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 12pdr QF, 5 x 1 x 6pdr guns; 2 x 1 x 18.0ins torpedoes
History:
09/08/1901 British Royal Navy
14/09/1920 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Myrmidon Class of destroyers
Contract price £47,149
1913: Redesignated as a member of the B Class
14/09/1920: Sold for breaking up by Hayes at Porthcawl


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