Friday, 7 July 2017

British destroyer HMS Witch (1919) in 1923

Of the Thornycroft V-class. Built by J.I. Thornyrcroft&Co. Woolston, England, completed at Devonport, England, launched in 1919, displacement 1.350 tons, horsepower 30.000 hp. Oil-fuelled all geared turbine machinery and an armament of 4-4.7” guns, 2-2pd guns and 2x3 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.