HMS Leopard (1897)

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Career (United Kingdom) RN Ensign
Name: HMS Leopard
Builder: Vickers Limited, Barrow-in-Furness
Launched: 20 March 1897
Fate: Sold for scrapping in June 1919
General characteristics
Class and type: Avon-class destroyer
Displacement: 385 long tons (391 t)
Length: 210 ft (64 m)
Beam: 20 ft (6.1 m)
  • 1 × 12pdr gun
  • 5 × 6pdr guns
  • 2 × torpedo tubes

HMS Leopard was an Avon-class destroyer of the Royal Navy. She was launched by Vickers Limited, Barrow-in-Furness on 20 March 1897. She was among the vessels reclassified as C-class destroyers in 1913. Leopard served in the First World War and was sold for scrapping in June 1919 to J. Jackson.