built by Yarrow Shipbuilders Scotstoun in 1912
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
Ship Type: Destroyer
Tonnage: 990 tons deep load
Length: 75 metres
Breadth: 7.8 metres
Draught: 2.7 metres
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
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
Last updated: by Bruce Biddulph from the original records by Stuart Cameron