HMS Arab (1901)
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|Builder:||John Brown & Company|
|Launched:||9 Feb 1901|
|Fate:||Disposed of in 1919|
|Class and type:||B-class destroyer|
|Speed:||30.5 knots (56.5 km/h)|
1 × 12-pounder gun|
2 × torpedo tubes
For other ships of the same name, see HMS Arab.
HMS Arab (1896 to 1897 Programme) was a B-class torpedo boat destroyer of the British Royal Navy. She was laid down by J & G Thomson at Clydebank and completed by John Brown & Company who took over the yard.
She ran 9 trials between 11 March and 27 May 1901, but only succeeded in reaching 30.5 knots (56 km/h). Three thousand pounds were abated for failure to reach contract speed, the actual price paid being £63,642. After serving in home waters, was disposed of in 1919.
- ↑ "HMS Arab at BattleshipsCruisers.co.uk". http://www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk/hms_arab.htm. Retrieved 2009-04-02.
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