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Name: THRUSTER
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 02/06/1916
Launched: 10/01/1917
Completed: 30/03/1917
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 491
Dimensions: 1065disp, 274.0 x 26.8 x 9.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x geared turbines, 27000shp
Engines by: Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screw, 36.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 3 x 1 x 4.0ins QF guns, 2 x 2 x 21inch torpedo
History:
30/03/1917 British Royal Navy
16/03/1937 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Admiralty R Class
16/03/1937: Broken up by TW Ward Ltd at Grays, Essex


Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair