HMS OAK

HMS OAK
built by Yarrow Shipbuilders Scotstoun,
Yard No 1306

Propulsion: 3 shaft Parsons Turbines, 3 Yarrow boilers, oil, 20,000shp giving 32 knots
Launched: Thursday, 05/09/1912
Built: 1912
Ship Type: Destroyer
Tonnage: 990 tons deep load
Length: 75 metres
Breadth: 7.8 metres
Draught: 2.7 metres
Owner History:
Royal Navy
Status: Scrapped - 1922

Remarks: Acheron Class, Firedrake Gp, Yarrow Special

2 x 4in BL Mk VIII, 2 x 12pdr 12 cwt, and 2 x 21in TTs

Crew 70

On completion the class joined the 1st Flotilla and became part of the Grand Fleet 1914
16.

1916 attached to the 3rd BS.
1917 most were sent to the Mediterranean.

Seen here flying the Royal Standard of King George V who was onboard at the time.

Sold 9/5/1921 to Ward, Hayle, BU 9/1922

With thanks to John Ward
McQuaid for information

Last updated: by Bruce Biddulph from the original records by Stuart Cameron




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