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Name: VIKING
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 11/06/1908
Launched: 14/09/1909
Completed: 30/06/1910
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 804
Dimensions: 1090disp, 280.0 x 27.5 x 8.5(draft)ft
Engines: Parsons geared turbines, 12500hp
Engines by: Parsons Marine Turbine Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 33.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 1 x 4.0ins guns, 2 x 18.0ins torpedoes
History:
30/06/1910 British Royal Navy
12/12/1919 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Tribal Class of destroyers
The only 6 funnelled vessel in the Royal Navy
1913: Reclassified as a B Class destroyer
12/12/1919: Sold for breaking up by TW Ward Ltd at Briton Ferry