HMS Osprey (1897)

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HMS Osprey was a 30 knot Gipsy-class destroyer which served with the Royal Navy [1]. She was launched by Fairfield on the 7th of April 1897, served in home waters through the Great War and was broken up after hostilities ended in 1919.


The British Destroyer by Captain T.D. Manning first published in Great Britain in 1961 by Putnam and Co Ltd and reprinted in facsimile by Godfrey Cave associates Ltd in 1979. ISBN 0 906223 13 X page 44.