Yard No. 1306

built by Yarrow Shipbuilders Scotstoun in 1912



Yard Number 1306, was named OAK when launched on Thursday, 05/09/1912 by Yarrow Shipbuilders Scotstoun , for Royal Navy.

OAK was scrapped on 1922

Ship Particulars:
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

Additional Information: 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

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