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Name: THISBE
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 13/06/1916
Launched: 08/03/1917
Completed: 10/06/1917
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 492
Dimensions: 991 - 1052disp, 265.0 x 26.7 x 9.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Geared turbines, 27000shp
Engines by: Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 36.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 3 x 1 x 4.0ins QF guns, 2 x 2 x 21.0ins torpedoes
History:
10/06/1917 British Royal Navy
31/08/1936 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Admiralty R Class of destroyers
31/08/1936: Sold for breaking up at Pembroke Dock
Was sold in part payment for RMS MAJESTIC


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