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Name: WHIRLWIND
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 01/05/1917
Launched: 15/12/1917
Completed: 28/03/1918
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1055
Dimensions: 1100disp, 300.0 x 29.5 x 9.7ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, Brown-Curtis type, 27000shp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 34.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 4 x 1 x 4.0ins QF, 1 x 3.0ins guns; 2 x 3 x 21.0ins torpedoes;
& fitted for depth charges
History:
15/03/1918 British Royal Navy
05/07/1940 Sank
Comments: Member of the Admiralty W Class of destroyers
05/07/1940: Damaged by torpedo from U-Boat U34,
120 miles west of Land's End, in position 50.17N - 8.48W.
Critically damaged she was scuttled by WESTCOTT


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