HMS Arab (1901)

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HMS Arab
HMS Arab
Career (UK) RN Ensign
Name: HMS Arab
Ordered: 1896/1897 Programme
Builder: John Brown & Company
Launched: 9 Feb 1901[1]
Fate: Disposed of in 1919
General characteristics
Class and type: B-class destroyer
Speed: 30.5 knots (56.5 km/h)
Complement: 69
Armament: 1 × 12-pounder gun
2 × torpedo tubes

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.


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