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Name: WHITING
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 13/04/1896
Launched: 26/08/1896
Completed: 27/04/1897
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 711
Dimensions: 360 - 440disp, 215.0 x 20.5 x 7.8(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl, 6200ihp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 30.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 12pdr & 5 x 1 x 6pdr guns, 2 x 1 x 18.0ins torpedoes
History:
27/04/1897 British Royal Navy
27/11/1919 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Star Class
1913: Redesignated as a C Class destroyer
27/11/1919: Sold at Hong Kong for breaking up in China


Above image is copyright of Royal Museums Greenwich

Above image is copyright of Royal Museums Greenwich

Above image is copyright of Royal Museums Greenwich

Shields Daily Gazette, Thursday, 27/08/1896