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HMS Ossory (1915)
Career (UK)
Name: HMS Ossory
Builder: John Brown & Company, Clydebank
Laid down: 23 December 1914
Launched: 9 October 1916
Completed: November 1915
Fate: Sold for scrapping on 8 November 1921
General characteristics
Class & type: Admiralty M-class destroyer
Displacement: 994 long tons (1,010 t) standard
1,042 long tons (1,059 t) full load
Length: 269 ft (82 m)
Beam: 27 ft 6 in (8.38 m)
Draught: 8 ft 8 in (2.64 m) mean
10 ft 6 in (3.20 m) maximum
Propulsion: 3 shafts, steam turbines, 25,000 shp (18,642 kW)
Speed: 34 knots (63 km/h; 39 mph)
Range: 237–298 tons fuel oil
Complement: 80
Armament: • 3 × QF 4 in (100 mm) Mark IV guns, mounting P Mk. IX
• 3 × single QF 2 pdr "pom-pom" Mk. II
• 2 × twin 21 in (533 mm) torpedo tubes

HMS Ossory was an Admiralty M-class destroyer of the Royal Navy. She was launched on 9 October 1916 and served during the First World War.

She served in the 11th Destroyer Flotilla in the Grand Fleet at the Battle of Jutland. Philip Vian was appointed first lieutenant of the ship in 1917.

She was decommissioned following the First World War and was sold for scrap in November 1921.

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