Friday, 26 May 2017

British destroyer HMS Rocket (1916) in 1923

Admiralty R. class. Launched by Denny Brothers, Dumbarton, Scotland in 1916, commissioned in 1916, displacement 1.065 tons, horsepower 27.000hp, oil fuelled all geared turbine machinery and an armament of 3-4” guns, 6-2pd guns and machineguns and 2x2 torpedo tubes.

Archive Dutch Naval Staff 1886-1942 (National Archive at The Hague, Netherlands) inventory number 155. Fleets (the British Empire and foreign countries) on 1 February 1923.