Index
Leaders
Admiralty Large Design
Thornycroft Type
Admiralty "V" Leaders
Marksmen (later) Type
Marksmen Type
White Boats
Special Boat (Swift)
Destroyers
Admiralty "V" (Post War)
Yarrow "S"
Thorneycroft "S"
Admiralty "S"
Thorneycroft "V" (6 Tube)
Admiralty "V" (6 Tube)
Thorneycroft "V"
Admiralty "V"
Yarrow "Later M"
Thornycroft "R"
Admiralty Mod "R"
Admiralty "R"
Admiralty "M"
Thornycroft "M"
Hawthorn "M"
Yarrow "M"
Ex-Turkish
Ex-Greek
"L" Class
"K" Class
"I" Class
"H" Class
"G" Class
 
As extracted from Jane's Fighting Ships © for 1919

British Navy - Destroyers

13 " G " Class

Page 114

SCOURGE              Lieut. Com. Holberton, R.N.

3  Clydebank: Beagle, Bulldog, Foxhound (1909). 950, 952, 995 tons. Parsons turbine. H.P, 12,500.

3  Fairfield: Grasshopper (1909), Mosquito (1910), Scorpion (1910). 923. 983, 987 tons. Parsons turbines. H.P. 12,000.

1  Hawthorn: Scourge (1910). 922 tons. Parsons turbine. H.P. 12,500.

1  Cammell Laird: Renard (1909). 918 tons. Parsons turbine. H.P. 12,500.

1  London & Glasgow: Rattlesnake (1910). 946 tons. Parsons turbine. H.P. 12,000.

1  Thames Ironworks: Grampus (ex Nautilus), (1910). 975 tons. Parsons turbine. H.P. 12,000.

1  Thornycroft: Savage (1910). 897 tons. Parsons turbine. H.P. 12,500.

2  White: Basilisk (1910), Harpy (1909). 972, 976 tons. Parsons turbine. White-Forster boilers. H.P. 12,600.

General Notes.-These boats belong to the 1909-18 [sic] Programme, and were formerly known as the Basilisk class, or "The Mediterranean Beagles."

  • Displace 897 to 995 tons.
  • Dimensions: average 274.125 x 28 x 10 feet.
  • Armament: 1-4 inch, 3-12 pdr.,* 1-3 pdr. A.A., 1 M.G., 2-22 inch tubes.
  • Average H.P. 12.500 = 27 kts. 3 screws. Boilers: Yarrow in all, except Basilisk and Harpy, with White-Forster. Coal: 200-241 tons.
  • Complements for all, 96.
  • All made 27 or a little over on trials, except Grampus 28.1, Basilisk 27.9, Harpy and Foxhound 27.7.
  • Are the only coal-burning Destroyers now in British Navy, and will probably be scrapped within the next two years.

War Losses.- Pincher, Racoon, Wolverine.

*Scorpion 2-12 pdr.

3 pdr. A.A. not in Basilisk, Grasshopper, Savage, Scourge.

Source: As extracted from Jane's Fighting Ships © for 1919 - p 114

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