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Name: BOYNE
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 18/02/1904
Launched: 12/09/1904
Completed: 16/05/1905
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 394
Dimensions: 550 - 625disp, 220.0 x 23.6 x 10.9(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x VT3cyl (20.5, 31 & 48 x 19.5), 7000shp
Engines by: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 26.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 12pdr QF, 5 x 1 x 6pdr QF guns; 2 x 1 x 18.0ins torpedoes
History:
16/05/1905 British Royal Navy
30/08/1919 Broken up
Comments: A member of the River Class of Destroyers
1906: Gun armament changed to 4 x 1 x 12pdr QF guns
1913: Reclassified as a member of the E Class
30/08/1919: Sold for breaking up by Hayes at Porthcawl


Above photo is copyright of Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

Above photo is copyright of The Imperial War Museum

Shields Daily Gazette, Tuesday, 13/09/1904