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Name: BAT
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 28/05/1895
Launched: 07/10/1896
Completed: 19/06/1897
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 712
Dimensions: 360 - 440disp, 215.0 x 20.5 x 7.8(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl, 6200ihp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 30.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 12pdr & 5 x 1 x 6pdr guns, 2 x 18.0ins torpedoes
History:
19/06/1897 British Royal Navy
30/08/1919 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Star Class
1913: Redesignated as a C Class destroyer
30/08/1919: Sold to Hayes for breaking up at Porthcawl


Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo courtesy of Photoship

The Newcastle Weekly Courant, Saturday, October 10, 1896