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Name: VIOLENT
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 05/12/1916
Launched: 01/09/1917
Completed: 20/11/1917
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1045
Dimensions: 1300disp, 300.0 x 29.5 x 9.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, Parsons type, 27000shp
Engines by: Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 34.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 4 x 1 x 4.0ins QF, 1 x 3.0ins QF guns, 2 x 2 x 21.0ins torpedoes
History:
11/1917 British Royal Navy
08/03/1937 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Admiralty V/W Class
08/03/1937: Sold for breaking up TW Ward at Inverkeithing
in part payment for MAJESTIC which was needed by the Admiralty


Above photo copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair