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Name: ZULU
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 18/08/1908
Launched: 16/09/1909
Completed: 16/03/1910
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 428
Dimensions: 880 - 1010disp, 255.0 x 25.5 x 8.5(draft)ft
Engines: 3 x Steam turbines, Parsons type, 12500shp
Engines by: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 3 x Screws, 33.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 1 x 4.0ins guns; 2 x 1 x 18.0ins torpedoes
History:
16/03/1910 British Royal Navy
08/11/1916 Sank
Comments: A Tribal Class Destroyer
08/11/1916: Mined in the Dover Straits. Stern blown off and sank
Forepart of ship salvaged & joined to aftpart of NUBIAN
Combined new destroyer named ZUBIAN


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