As extracted from Jane's Fighting Ships © for 1919|
British Navy - Destroyers
2 Thorneycroft "V" Class (Later Six-tube Boats)
WOOLSTON. Photo, Messrs. Thornycroft (Builders).
2 Thornycroft : Wolsey, Woolston.
- 1315 tons.
- Dimensions: 300 (p.p.). 312 (o.a.) x 29.5 x 9 feet (mean draught).
- Guns: 3-4 inch (Mk. V. DIR. CON.), 1-3 inch AA.
- Tubes: 6-21 inch in two triple deck mountings.
- Machinery: Brown Curtis turbines (all-geared type). 2 screws. Designed S.H.P. 30,000 = 35 kts. Yarrow boilers. Oil: about 370/320 tons.
- Complement, 127.
General Notes.- Emergency War Programme. Differ from other Admiralty Later V's in H.P., speed, and a few other particulars. No War Losses.
To distinguish.-Big flat-sided funnels with caged caps. Divide from Viceroy and Viscount by the triple tubes in these boats.
Source: As extracted from Jane's Fighting Ships © for 1919 - p 104
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