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HMS Rocket (1894)

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Name  HMS Rocket
Class and type  Rocket-class destroyer
Launched  1894
Fate  Sold, 1912
Displacement  280 long tons (284 t)
Length  61 m
Propulsion  Normand boilers, 4,100 hp (3,057 kW)
Speed  27 knots (50 km/h; 31 mph)

HMS Rocket was a Rocket-class destroyer of the Royal Navy. She was launched at Clydebank in 1894, served mostly in home waters and was sold in 1912.

Service history

After her commission she served at the North America and West Indies Station, and was ordered to return home in early 1902.


HMS Rocket (1894) Wikipedia

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