Hunter 1895 HMS - Torpedo Boat Destroyer

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Hunter 1895 HMS - Torpedo Boat Destroyer

Post by Woody » Wed Dec 29, 2010 5:21 pm

HMS Hunter
TBD Fairfield 27-Knotter.
One of three built by Fairfield as a Follow Up Order. Handy, Hart and Hunter.
Launched by Fairfield Govan, Yard No 380, on 28/12/1895 and sold 10/4/1912 to Ward, Briton Ferry, for BU.
275t light; 310t full load
197ft 3in oa x 19ft 5in x 12ft 10in
2 shaft, TE, 3 Thornycroft Boilers, coal, 4000ihp giving 27 knots.
1 x 12pdr, 5 x 6pdr, and 2 x TT
Crew 53.

Completed May 1896
Served entirely in Home waters.
C1 Hunter leaving Portsmouth port bow 1898.JPG
Hunter leaving Portsmouth 1898
C2 I Hunter underway bow port.jpg
C3 c1908-09.jpg

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