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Name: EXE
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 14/07/1902
Launched: 27/04/1903
Completed: 25/11/1903
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 769
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 gun, 5 x 1 x 6pdr guns; 2 x 18ins torpedoes
History:
25/11/1903 British Royal Navy
10/02/1920 Broken up
Comments: Member of the River Class of Destroyers
1913: Redesignated as a member of the E Class
27/03/1918: Damaged by mine whilst in the Dover Straits
10/08/1918: Undocked after repairs at Chatham Dockyard
10/02/1920: Sold for breaking up by TW Ward Ltd at Rainham, Essex


Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo showing the mine damage is courtesy of Kevin Blair