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Name: WAVENEY
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 20/10/1902
Launched: 16/04/1903
Completed: 14/06/1904
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 388
Dimensions: 550 - 625disp, 220.0 x 23.6 x 10.9(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x VT3cyl (20.5, 31 & 48ins), 7000shp
Engines by: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 26.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 12pdr QF, 5 x 1 x 6pdr QF guns; 2 x 1 x 18.0ins torpedoes
History:
14/06/1904 British Royal Navy
10/02/1920 Broken up
Comments: A River Class Destroyer
1906: Gun armament changed to 4 x 1 x 12pdr QF guns
1913: Reclassified as a member of the E Class
10/02/1920: Sold for breaking up by TW Ward Ltd at Grays, Essex


Above photo copyright of Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

Shields Daily Gazette, Friday, 17/04/1903