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Kestrel, 1898
Type: Torpedo Boat Destroyer ; Armament 1 x 12 pdr; 5 x 6 pdr
Launched : 25 Mar 1898 ; Disposal date or year : 1921
Disposal Details : Broken up
BM: tons ; Displacement: 380 tons
Machinery notes: 5,800 FD
Notes:
29 May 1900 HM Torpedo boat destroyers Sylvia, Star, Spiteful, Kestrel, Flirt, and Flying Fish, passed Portland Bill today, bound west.
Aug 1914 The Nore. Based at Sheerness - Chatham - in active commission. Tender to Actaeon