Thursday, 6 July 2017

Australian destroyer HMAS Swan (1915) in 1923

Of the Parramatta-class. Built by Navy yard, Sydney, Australia, launched in 1915, completed in 1916, displacement 700 tons, horsepower 11.300 hp. Oil-fuelled turbine direct drive machinery and an armament of 1-4” guns, 3-12pd guns,5 machineguns and 3torpedo 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.