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Name: THANET
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 13/12/1917
Launched: 05/11/1918
Completed: 30/08/1918
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 511
Dimensions: 1075disp, 274.0 x 26.8 x 10.9ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, 27000shp
Engines by: Brown-Curtis, Glasgow
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 36.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 3 x 1 x 4.0ins QF, 1 x 2pdr guns, 2 x 2 x 21.0ins torpedoes
History:
30/08/1918 British Royal Navy
27/01/1942 Sank
Comments: 27/01/1942: Sunk by gunfire from Japanese warships off Endau, north of Singapore


Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Profile & Decks plans courtesy of Dr Dan Saranga. Click HERE to enlarge