|HMS Velox (D34)|
HMS Velox, 1944
|Career (United Kingdom)|
|Laid down:||January 1917|
|Launched:||17 November 1917|
|Commissioned:||1 April 1918|
|Fate:||Broken up 1947|
|Class & type:||Admiralty V class|
|Length:||300 ft (91.4 m)|
|Beam:||26.9 ft (8.2 m)|
|Draught:||9 ft (2.7 m)|
|Propulsion:||3 Yarrow type Water-tube boilers, Brown-Curtis steam turbines, 2 shafts, 27,000 shp (20,000 kW)|
|Speed:||34 knots (63 km/h)|
HMS Velox (D34) was a 'V' class destroyer built in 1918. She served in the last year of the First World War and was engaged in the Second Ostend Raid. During the interwar period she underwent a refit and continued serving during the Second World War as a long range convoy escort in the battle of the Atlantic. Post-war Velox was broken up in the reduction of the fleet.
- Preston, Antony (1971). 'V & W' Class Destroyers 1917-1945. London: Macdonald. OCLC 464542895.
- Raven, Alan; Roberts, John (1979). 'V' and 'W' Class Destroyers. Man o' War. 2. London: Arms & Armour. ISBN 0-85368-233-X.
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