Friday, 19 May 2017

British destroyer HMS Torbay (1919) in 1923

Thornycroft S-class. Launched by J.I. Thornycroft&Co. Woolston, England in 1919, completed in 1919, displacement 1,075 tons, horsepower 29.000hp, oil fuelled turbine all geared 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.