Ulleswater 1917 HMS - Destroyer

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Ulleswater 1917 HMS - Destroyer

Post by Woody » Thu Aug 04, 2016 9:03 pm

HMS Ulleswater
Destroyer, R Class, Yarrow Special, 8th order - F.83
Laid down in July 1916 and launched by Yarrow Shipbuilders Scotstoun, Yard No 1410, on 4/8/1917. Lost off the Dutch Coast 15/8/1918.
975t normal; 1173t deep load
84.1m x 8.1m x 2.7m
2 shaft Parsons direct drive 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 82

Completed in September 1917
1918 in collision with HMS Teazer
15/8/1918 hit a mine off Ijmuiden, Holland, and sank with the loss of Five lives. The minefield was laid by U-17, and HMS Scott was sunk in the same field on the same day. Other reports have the two ships torpedoed and sunk or mined by UC-17

Image and more information of HMS Ulleswater welcome
4/8/2017
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C2 Truculent G4A underway strbd 1920.JPG
Sister Ship HMS Truculent

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Re: Ulleswater 1917 HMS - Destroyer

Post by Woody » Fri Aug 04, 2017 1:26 pm

Birthday Image
Artist's impression of her sinking
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IWM ART 1351

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