| Rocket class|
| Royal Navy|
| J & G Thomson, Clydebank|Rocket-class destroyer Wikipedia
Three Rocket-class destroyers served with the Royal Navy. HMS Rocket, HMS Shark and HMS Surly were launched at Clydebank in 1894. The ships displaced 280 tons, were 200 ft (61 m) long and their Normand boilers produced 4,100 horsepower (3,100 kW). to give a top speed of 27 knots (50 km/h; 31 mph). They were armed with one 12-pounder and two torpedo tubes. They carried a complement of 53 officers and men.