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HMS Hardy (1895)

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Name  HMS Hardy
Displacement  260 long tons (264 t)
Length  60 m
Class and type  Hardy-class destroyer
Launched  16 December 1895
Builder  William Doxford & Sons
Fate  Sold for scrapping, 11 July 1911
Propulsion  Triple expansion steam engines Yarrow-type water-tube boilers
Speed  27 knots (50 km/h; 31 mph)

HMS Hardy was a Hardy-class destroyer which served with the Royal Navy. She was built by William Doxford & Sons in 1895, launched on 16 December 1895, and sold off on 11 July 1911.

She saw early service in home waters. In 1901 she was with the Mediterranean Squadron, but was relieved by the destroyer HMS Mallard in late May the following year. She arrived at Plymouth on 5 July 1902, and paid off at Chatham later the same month. Lieutenant Robert G. D. Dewar was appointed in command during summer 1902.

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HMS Hardy (1895) Wikipedia


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