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Name: ETTRICK
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 09/07/1902
Launched: 28/02/1903
Completed: 03/11/1903
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 768
Dimensions: 550disp - 625disp, 221.0 x 23.5 x 7.1(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x VT3cyl, 6200hp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 26.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 12pdr QF gun, 5 x 1 x 6pdr guns, 2 x 18ins torpedoes
History:
03/11/1903 British Royal Navy
27/05/1919 Broken up
Comments: Member of the River Class of Destroyers
1913: Redesignated as a member of the E Class
07/07/1917: Lost her bows when torpedoed by U-Boat UC-61 when
15 miles SxW of Beachy Head, with the loss of 49 officers & men
Subsequently towed to port, but not repaired and hulked
27/05/1919: Sold for breaking up by James Dredging Co


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