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For other ships of the same name, see HMS Stag
HMS Stag was a Royal Navy destroyer built by John I. Thornycroft & Company at Church Wharf, Chiswick on the River Thames and launched in 1899. She was constructed, like other Thornycroft destroyers of the period, of a new high tensile steel to save weight and was an improvement on the Ardent-class design. She was armed with the standard single twelve pounder gun, five single six pounder guns and two torpedo tubes of the time and carried a complement of 63 officers and men. She served in the Mediterranean for a time before returning to home waters. She survived the Great War to be sold in 1921.