Allied Warships


Admiralty R class

1 ship

The destroyer HMS Skate (H 39) of the Royal Navy.

Technical information

Displacement900 BRT 
Length276 feet (oa) 
Complement90 men 

2 4" guns (2x1)
1 2pdr AA gun
2 21" torpedo tubes 

Max speed36 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 2 shafts 
Power27000 HP 
Notes on class

The R-class destroyers of the Royal Navy were built during World War One, The Admiralty gave permission for this class to be built in July 1915. By the time of the Second World War there was only one survivor, HMS Skate. 

All ships of the Admiralty R class

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HMS Skate (H 39)

1 Destroyer of the Admiralty R class.

See all Destroyer classes.

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