Thursday, 10 August 2017

British destroyer HMS Keppel commissioned according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1925 No. 3

An item referred to the magazine Schiffbau dated 11 February 1925 reporting that in 1918 laid down British destroyer Keppel using a Thornycroft-design was completed. With a displacement of 1.750hp and 40.000hp horsepower was her speed 36 miles. In February added to the Mediterranean Fleet.(1)

1. Building ordered in April 1918, laid down by John I. Thornycroft&Company, England in October 1918, launched on 23 April 1920, commissioned on 15 April 1929 and finally decommissioned in June 1945 and in July 1945 sold to be broken up.