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HMS Ambuscade (1913)
HMS Ambuscade
HMS Ambuscade
Career (UK) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Ambuscade
Builder: John Brown & Company, Clydebank
Yard number: 414
Launched: 25 January 1913
Fate: Sold for scrap on 6 September 1921
General characteristics
Class & type: Acasta-class destroyer
Displacement: 935 tons
Length: 267 ft 6 in (81.53 m)
Beam: 27 ft (8.2 m)
Draught: 10 ft 6 in (3.20 m)
Propulsion: Yarrow-type water-tube boilers, Parsons steam turbines
Speed: 29 kn (54 km/h)
Complement: 74
Armament:

3 × QF 4-inch (101.6 mm) Mk IV guns

2 × torpedo tubes

HMS Ambuscade was an Acasta-class destroyer of the Royal Navy, launched in 1913 and sold for breaking in 1921.

Pennant Numbers

Pennant Number[1] From To
H62 6 December 1914   1 January 1918
H05 1 January 1918 Early 1919
H54 Early 1919 6 May 1921

Construction

She was laid down under the 1911–1912 construction programme by John Brown & Company (originally as Keith), and launched on 25 January 1913.[1][2]

Service in the First World War

Like her sister ships, she served with the 4th Flotilla of the Grand Fleet during the First World War.

Disposal

She was sold for scrap to Petersen & Albeck on 6 September 1921.[1]

References and notes



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