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Name: AFRIDI
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 10/08/1906
Launched: 08/05/1907
Completed: 08/09/1908
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: Elswick
Yard Number: 777
Dimensions: 833disp, 250.0 x 25.0 x 7.5(draft)ft
Engines: 3 x steam turbines, 14250shp
Engines by: Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co, Wallsend
Propulsion: 4 x Screws, 33.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 3 x 1 x 12pdr QF guns; 2 x 1 x 18.0inch torpedoes
(1916: 2 x 1 x 4.7ins guns, 4 x depth charges)
History:
08/09/1908 British Royal Navy
09/12/1919 Broken up
Comments: Long delay beween launch & completion due to bad weather & poor speed
Propellers needed to be replaced
09/12/1919: Sold to F Wilkinson for breaking up


Above photo copyright of the National Maritime Museum