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Name: TURBULENT
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 09/01/1915
Launched: 05/01/1916
Completed: 12/05/1916
Builder: R & W Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 480
Dimensions: 1098disp, 300.0 x 28.5 x 9.5(draft)ft
Engines: 3 x Steam turbines, 25000shp
Engines by: Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co Ltd
Propulsion: 3 x Screws, 32.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 5 x 1 x 4.0ins QF guns; 2 x 2 x 21.0ins torpedoes
History:
12/05/1916 British Royal Navy
01/06/1916 Sank
Comments: A member of the Talisman Class of destroyers
Originally ordered by the Government of Turkey, they were taken over 11/1914
Planned Turkish name was OGRE
01/06/1916: Sunk by the German battleship WESTFALEN during Battle of Jutland
90 crew killed


Above photo courtesy of photoship.co.uk