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Name: CHERWELL
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 20/01/1903
Launched: 23/07/1903
Completed: 15/03/1904
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 772
Dimensions: 550disp, 221.0 x 23.5 x 7.1(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x VT3cyl, 6200hp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 26.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 12pdr QF, 5 x 1 x 6pdr guns; 2 x 18ins torpedoes
History:
15/03/1904 British Royal Navy
23/06/1919 Broken up
Comments: Member of the River Class of Destroyers
1913: Redesignated as a member of the E Class
23/06/1919: Sold for breaking up by TW Ward Ltd at Rainham, Essex


Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo is courtesy of Photoship

Jarrow Express, Friday, 24/07/1903