HMS BEAVER

HMS BEAVER
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
Built: 1912
Ship Type: Destroyer
Tonnage: 990 t
Length: 75 m
Breadth: 7.8 m
Owner History:
Royal Navy
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
Crew 70.

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




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