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

17 " L " Class (16 Pre-War + 1 War.)


Page 111

LEGION, as Minelayer. After 4 inch and tubes are dummies painted on screens.

(ALL 3 FUNNELS)

  • 1 Beardmore: Lochinvar (Oct. 1915). 1010 tons. Brown-Curtis turbine,
  • 2 Beardmore: Llewellyn (1913), Lennox (1914). 996 tons. Parsons turbines.
  • 2 Fairfield. Lawford (1913), Lydiard (1914). 1003 tons. Trials: Laforey 29.9 kts.
  • 2 Parsons (Hawthorn): Leonidas (1913), Lucifer (1913). 987 tons.
  • 2 Swan Hunter & W. Richardson: Laertes (1913). 982 tons. Lysander (1913). 976 tons. Trials: Laertes 31.2, Lysander 29.9.
  • 2 Thornycroft: Lance (1914). 997 tons. Lookout (1914). 1002 tons.
  • 2 Denny: Loyal (1913). 995 tons. Legion (1914), 1072 tons.

War Losses in above: Laforey, Lance, Lassoo.

LAUREL                                 Photo, Symonds.

(ALL 2 FUNNELS.)

  • 2 White: Laurel (1913), Liberty (1913). 965-975 tons.
  • 4 Yarrow: : Lark (1913), 968 tons. Landrail (1914), 983 tons. Laverock (1914), 994 tons, Linnet (1913), 970 tons. All Brown-Curtis turbines.

All to Admiralty design.

  • Armament: 3-4 inch, 1-2 pdr. pom-pom, 1 M.G. 4-21 inch tubes in pairs.
  • Machinery Parsons turbines in all, except where otherwise noted. Designed H.P. 24,500 = 29 kts.; Leonidas and Lucifer only, 22,500 = 29 kts. Dimensions: 269 X 27.5 x 10.5 feet. Fuel: 290-270/230-200 tons oil.
  • Complement, 77.

Lochinvar (and lost Lassoo), Emergency War Programme; rest 1912-13 Programme.

Source: As extracted from Jane's Fighting Ships © for 1919 - p 111

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