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Name: WILD SWAN
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 07/1918
Launched: 17/05/1919
Completed: 14/11/1919
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1105
Dimensions: 1140disp - 1550disp, 300.0 x 29.5 x 9.0ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, Brown-Curtis type, 30000shp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, 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
History:
14/11/1919 British Royal Navy
17/06/1942 Sank
Comments: Member of the Admiralty Modified W Class of destroyers
17/06/1942: Sunk by bombs from German aircraft south of Bantry Bay


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