built by William Denny & Brothers Dumbarton in 1912
built by William Denny & Brothers Dumbarton,
Yard No 934
Propulsion: 2 shaft Parsons Turbines, 3 Yarrow boilers, 16,500shp giving 30 knots
Launched: Friday, 06/10/1911
Ship Type: Destroyer
Tonnage: 990 t
Length: 75 m
Breadth: 7.8 m
Status: Scrapped - 1923
Remarks: Acheron Class, Parsons Special.
The hull of this destroyer was built and installed by WDB as a sub contract from Parsons.
2 x 4in BL Mk VIII, 2 x 12pdr 12 cwt, and 2 x 21in TTs
1921 Sold for scrapping but finally broken up in 1923.
Image shows BEAVER stranded at Great Yarmouth December 1912.
Photo supplied by J Ward McQuaid
Previous update by Stuart Cameron
Additional data from Ian Buxton.
Last updated: by Bruce Allan from the original records by Stuart Cameron