Wednesday, 5 July 2017

British destroyer HMS Rapid (1916) in 1923

Of the Admiralty R-class. Built by J.I. Thornycroft&Co., Woolston, England , launched in 1916, completed in 1916, displacement 1.035 tons, horsepower 27.500 hp. Oil-fuelled turbine direct drive 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.