HMS Leopard (1897)
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|Career (United Kingdom)|
|Builder:||Vickers Limited, Barrow-in-Furness|
|Launched:||20 March 1897|
|Fate:||Sold for scrapping in June 1919|
|Class and type:||Avon-class destroyer|
|Displacement:||385 long tons (391 t)|
|Length:||210 ft (64 m)|
|Beam:||20 ft (6.1 m)|
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.
- Colledge, J. J.; Warlow, Ben (2006) . Ships of the Royal Navy: the complete record of all fighting ships of the Royal Navy (Rev. ed.). London: Chatham. ISBN 9781861762818. OCLC 67375475.
- The British Destroyer, Captain T.D. Manning. Published by Godfrey Cave Associates. ISBN 0 906223 12 x.
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