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

Marksman Type Leader


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1 Cammell Laird: Abdiel. 1687 tons.

  • Parsons turbines.
  • Armament 3-4 inch, 2-2 pdr. Tubes: None.
  • This boat is a Minelayer carrying about 60-70 mines behind screens from fourth funnel to stern.
  • Complement, 110.
  • Dimensions, H.P., speed, etc., as Gabriel, &c., below.

LIGHTFOOT.

3 Cammell Laird: Gabriel, Ithuriel, 1655 tons, Kempenfelt, 1607 tons.

1 White: Lightfoot, 1607 tons.

1 Hawthorn Leslie: Marksman, 1604 tons.

1 Denny: Nimrod, 1608 tons.

  • Dimensions: 325 x 31.75 x 11.75 feet.
  • Armament: 4-4 inch (DIR. CON.), 2-2 pdr. A.A.* 4-21 inch tubes in pairs.
  • Machinery: Turbines; Brown-Curtis in Marksman and Nimrod, Parsons in rest. All 3 screws.
    Boilers: White-Forster in Lightfoot, Yarrow in others.
    Designed H.P. 36,000 = 34 kts. Fuel: 510/413 tons oil.
  • Complements, 106-116.

*Nimrod 1-3 inch A.A., 1-2 pdr. pom-pom, Kempenfelt 1-3 inch A.A. 2-2 pdr. pom-pom

Notes.-Abdiel, Gabriel, and Ithuriel, Emergency War Programme. Nimrod and Kempenfelt. 1914-15 Programme. Marksman and Lightfoot, 1913-14 Programme.

    Begun.     Launch.      Comp.        Begun.     Launch.     Comp.   
Abdiel 6/5/15 12/10/15 26/3/16 Lightfoot 9/6/14 28/5/15 29/5/15
Gabriel 12/1/15 23/12/15 1/7/16 Marksman 20/7/14 28/4/15 18/11/15
Ithuriel 14/1/15 18/3/16 2/8/16 Nimrod 9/10/14 12/4/15 25/8/15
Kempenfelt 2/10/14 1/5/15 20/8/15 ........ ........ ........ ........

Source: As extracted from Jane's Fighting Ships © for 1919 - p 102

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