Tattoo 1918 HMAS - Destroyer

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Tattoo 1918 HMAS - Destroyer

Post by Woody » Tue Dec 28, 2010 1:10 pm

(HMS) Tattoo
Destroyer, S Class 2nd Order – H.26
HMAS Tattoo
Laid down 21/12/1917 and launched by by Wm Beardmore & Company Dalmuir, Yard No 592, on 28/12/1918. Sold 9/1/1937 to Penquins, Sydney.
1075t legend
276ft x 26ft 8in x 9ft mean
2 shaft Brown-Curtis, single reduction geared turbines, 3 Yarrow boilers, Oil, 27,000shp giving 36 knots.
3 x 4in 45 cal QF Mk IV, 1 x 2pdr pom-pom, and 4 x 21in TTs (2 x 2).
Crew 90

Completed 7/4/1919
June 1919 transferred to the RAN
27/1/1920 commissioned HMAS Tattoo
30/6/1933 Reserves

Images from the Green Collection – State of Victoria Library
Attachments
C1 26782  2.jpg
Tatto at Port Melbourne c1920
C2 tattoo VM.jpg

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