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Name: WHITEHALL
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 06/1918
Launched: 11/09/1919
Completed:
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1095
Dimensions: 1140disp - 1550disp, 300.0 x 29.5 x 9.0ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, Parsons type, 27000shp
Engines by: Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 34.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 4 x 1 x 4.7ins QF, 2 x 1 x 2pdr QF guns; 2 x 3 x 21.0ins torpedoes
(1940: 1 x 2 x 6pdr, 3 x 1 x 4.7 QF, 1 x 3.0ins AA, 2 x 1 x 2pdr QF guns;
1 x 3 x 21.0ins torpedoes)
History:
09/07/1924 British Royal Navy
25/10/1945 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Admiralty modified W Class
1919: Work suspended after launching
1919:Towed to Chatham Dockyard for completion
09/07/1924: Completed and Commissioned
1940: Rebuilt as a short range escort
25/10/1945: Sold to TW Ward Ltd for breaking up at Barrow


Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo courtesy of Photoship