Charger Class

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History of the Charger Class Destroyers HMS Charger, HMS Dasher and HMS Hasty.

These Yarrow Built destroyer Torpedo Boats were enlarged versions of the Hornet class boats built the previous year. Displacement: 255 tons, Speed: 27 knots.  Compliment: 53 Armament:  One 12-pounder Gun. plus two  torpedo Tubes. They were initially fitted with Locomotive Boilers then Thornycroft 3,700-3,800 h.p Boilers and again in 1900-1901 fitted with new boilers.

HMS Charger 15th September 1894 Broken up in 1912
HMS Dasher 28th November 1894 Broken up in 1912
HMS Hasty 16th June 1894 Broken up in 1912

HMS Charger

HMS Charger

Built by yarrows , laid down November 1893, launched 15th September 1894 and completed February 1896, Also  sold in 1911 and scrapped 1912.

HMS Dasher

HMS Dasher - Name History

The third ?DASHER? was a twin-screw torpedo-boat destroyer, launched at Poplar in 1893.  She was of 255 tons, 3182 horse-power, and 27 knots speed.  Her length, beam, and draught were 190ft., 18ft., and 5ft.  In 1912 this destroyer was sold at Chatham for ?1630.

HMS Hasty

HMS Hasty as Completed.

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