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Name: CHRISTOPHER
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 16/10/1911
Launched: 29/08/1912
Completed: 20/11/1912
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 453
Dimensions: 934 - 984disp, 260.0 x 27.0 x 9.5(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, Parsons type, 24500shp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 29.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 3 x 1 x 4.0ins QF, 1 x 2pdr QF guns; 2 x 1 x 21.0ins torpedoes
History:
20/11/1912 British Royal Navy
09/05/1921 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Acasta Class
4 x Yarrow water-tube boilers, burning oil fuel, constructed by builders.
Launched in an advanced stage of construction, with masts shipped & boilers & funnels in place.
1913: Redesignated the K Class
09/05/1921: Sold for breaking up by TW Ward
10/1923: Resold for breaking up by JJ King Ltd at Garston